Cara Tschida will receive a Leadership Studies Certificate and a Political Science Minor and a degree in Entrepreneurship from Iowa State University. Congratulations, Cara!
What are your career plans after graduation?
I hope to get a job in the nonprofit realm.
What other goals do you have for your life after graduation (hobbies, travel, self-improvement, etc.)?
I will be moving to Los Angeles after graduation.
What was your favorite Leadership Studies class? Why?
LD ST 322 & LD ST 422; it challenged me in ways I didn’t know were possible.
How do you feel Leadership Studies has made an impact on you?
It has taught me how powerful I can be within a group and implement positive change.
After your time in the program, what is your definition of leadership?
Leadership is a complex process of influencing others to take action towards positive change.
What activities, clubs, or groups were you a member of at ISU?
Dance Marathon at Iowa State, Delta Gamma Fraternity and The Fashion Show at Iowa State.
What would you say to someone considering a Leadership Studies minor or certificate?
I would say they should go for it. No matter how many leadership positions you’ve had there is more to learn and experience.