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Buckeye Leadership Fellows Program


This is a creative space updated occassionally with program news as well as short reflection posts by the Fellows. Posts will reflect on current activities and events happening in the Buckeye Leadership Fellows Program. 

  • 2019 Graduating Class

    05/10/19 by Omari Deberry

    The 2019 Cohort of BLF graduates is preparing to spread their talent, time and treasure across different industries around the country. The next steps in their journey includes contributions in business, non-profit organizations, fashion, and graduate education in pharmacy and law. Our Fellows have done so much in such a short period of time, and have made an impact as holistic leaders. We are saddended to see the time end, but are excited for the journey they are beginning.

  • Advisory Board Updates!

    03/29/19 by Staff

    Growth, perspective and experiential learning!

    The Buckeye Leadership Fellows are happy to welcome four new additions to our Advisory Board. Program Director and Assistant Director, Rob Jech and Beth Johnson, are currently traveling in Washington D.C. with nine lucky Fellows to meet some of the new Advisory Board members, workshop new ideas for the program, and provide their unique perspective about their time in BLF.  Here’s a little more about each of our wonderful new Advisory Board members: 

  • TravelCenters of America Leadership Challenge

    03/7/19 by Maya Outlaw

    Every semester Fellows have the opportunity to partner and consult with various organizations and use their unique perspectives to help problem solve and achieve organizational goals. ‘20 Fellow, Rebekah Howson states, “It is incredibly rewarding to see all your hard work over the semester pay-off and actually have an impact in the real world.”

  • Fellow Spotlight- Rohan Makhijani

    08/31/18 by Laura Perch

    Rohan Makhijani, member of BLF Class of ’20, spent this summer testing out his passion for the practice of medicine and research in a hands-on setting on the grounds of The Ohio State University campus.

  • SAS Leadership Challenge

    04/20/18 by Laura Perch

    The Class of ’19 Buckeye Leadership Fellows cohort ended this semester with their final leadership challenge. 

  • Fellow Spotlight- Juan Tramontin

    04/4/18 by Staff

    Juan Tramontin, member of BLF ’20 majoring in Logistics Management and minoring in Engineering and Italian is taking his passion for sustainability to the next level.