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Ela Leshem (née Naegele)

Germany, 2013

Ela Leshem (née Naegele)
  • Current Place of Residence: New Haven

  • University: Yale University

Ela will complete her Bachelor of Arts this year, majoring in history and philosophy. Whilst at Yale, she has held posts as Co-President of the Young Israel House, and as President and Treasurer for the German Community of Yale Undergraduates. She is also an International Student Ambassador for Yale within Germany. Alongside academic pursuits, she has studied for a diploma in the French horn, piano, and music theory at the Bern University of the Arts and at the State University of Music and the Performing Arts Stuttgart. Ela’s activities and interests have led her to consider the power of law in realising social justice, and longer-term she hopes to pursue a career in international and human rights law.