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Jessica Chiriboga

Election Year: 2024

Election Constituency: United States of America

Scholar Status: Scholar Elect

Rhodes Identifier: California, 2024

Jessica Chiriboga

Biography

Jessica Chiriboga, Glendora, is a senior at Dartmouth College where she is majoring in History and minoring in Government. As a Stamps Scholar, her research on the history of Mexican presence in the San Gabriel Mountains around Los Angeles received the Louis Morton Memorial Prize in American History. At Dartmouth, Jess serves as Student Body President and President of the non-partisan Dartmouth Political Union. Jess also plays for Dartmouth's three-time national champion Varsity Women's Rugby team. She oversaw the development of a strategic plan for student mental health and led student advocacy to bring teletherapy to campus. She organizes events with speakers from across the political spectrum to advance the robust exchange of ideas on campus. She has interned at the Supreme Court of New Hampshire, where she produced a report on alternative pathways to bar admission. Jess is a quadruplet and enjoys backpacking with the Dartmouth Outing Club in her spare time. She will pursue an MPhil in History at Oxford. After Oxford, she intends to pursue a career as a historian or a federal judge.