Name: Emma Bernstine
Pronouns: She/ Her
Bio: Emma Bernstine is a junior studying Entrepreneurship and International Affairs. She is the member of the Delta Zeta sorority, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, and Relay for Life. In her free time, she enjoys going to local coffee shops with her friends or relaxing in her hammock. She loves FSU Hoops and is excited for another great season. She was a FLI participant her freshman year, facilitator of Administration her sophomore year, and will now serve as Director. She is excited to watch this year’s participants grow into confident student leaders!
Delta Zeta Sorority
Name: Taylor Walker
Position: Assistant Director
Bio: Taylor Walker is a junior at Florida State University studying Political Science and Communications. Last semester, she served as an intern for a Florida House Member, with a specialty in legislative analytics. When not found stressing out in a library study room, she can be found cooking pasta in her kitchen, petting every dog she sees on the campus green, and writing political profiles for campus publications.
Name: Lea Johnson
Position: Facilitator of Operations
Bio: Lea Johnson is a 2nd year student from Orlando, Florida majoring in Sociology with a minor in African American Studies. Lea is passionate about social change and equity for all, so she plans on continuing her education by going to Law school. She wants to study civil rights law so that she can work on fighting mass incarceration in the black community. When she isn't in class or in meetings, you can find her relaxing at the Rez, canoeing and kayaking with her friends, or reading in the Globe. She loves the outdoors and getting outside of her comfort zone. Lea was an FLI participant last fall and she is ecstatic to be serving as the Facilitator of Operations. She can't wait to meet the new incoming freshmen and help bring their leadership skills to light so they can shine on this campus!
Name: Sam Leval
Position: Facilitator of Mentors
Bio: Sam Leval is a sophomore from Fort Lauderdale, FL. She is currently in the social work program and hopes to get her MSW in clinical social work. In her free time, she likes to go hiking or watch true crime shows. She is also a big fan of Dunkin’ iced coffee. Sam is thrilled to be the Facilitator of Mentors and help connect students with like-minded individuals
Service Leadership Seminar