Leena Elsadek, B.A. 2015

Attorney at Skadden Arps in Chicago, IL

B.A., Cultural Anthropology and Global Health (2015)

How has being a Cultural Anthropology graduate from Duke helped shape you personally and/or professionally?

"Everyday, I approach my job and the world with a set of critical eyes to help me navigate the complexities while embracing the easiness. It has allowed to engage with my clients and connect on more personal levels. When you engage with people as people and not clients, you identify solutions that aren’t always printed in the textbooks."

What advice would you give students in Duke's Cultural Anthropology programs?

"You learn what you want to do by figuring out what you don’t like so spread yourself across campus and programs!"

Leena Elsadek