Campus Involvement

Becca

Meet Becca: Co-founder of Hayerukim

Along with founding and leading Hillel’s own environmental group, Becca holds positions on several boards with sustainability initiatives. The irreplaceable skills she’s learned and practiced through being highly involved has helped her improve and grow her organizations when she came into leadership positions, as well as improve her own professionalism.

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I’ve grown mostly just from having to learn by doing. So, by way of just having to lead meetings and lead events, and run things like that, and communicate with others. That’s not something where I was taught beforehand, “this is how you talk to someone,” or “this is how you organize a meeting”. In the beginning I might not have been as good at it, and then over time I just had experience by doing the thing itself, and you know, by Senior year I kind of have a sense of “okay, this is how a meeting should be run, we’ll get x, y, and z done, and then at the end we’ll have specific action items that will go out from there.” So that’s really helped me over time, I think, just learning by doing through those groups.I’ve grown mostly just from having to learn by doing. So, by way of just having to lead meetings and lead events, and run things like that, and communicate with others. That’s not something where I was taught beforehand, “this is how you talk to someone,” or “this is how you organize a meeting”. In the beginning I might not have been as good at it, and then over time I just had experience by doing the thing itself, and you know, by Senior year I kind of have a sense of “okay, this is how a meeting should be run, we’ll get x, y, and z done, and then at the end we’ll have specific action items that will go out from there.” So that’s really helped me over time, I think, just learning by doing through those groups.