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Leichtman, Jakob

Jakob is a research assistant at the Global Resilience Institute. He is a senior at Northeastern University where he is pursuing a combined Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and International Affairs. He has worked in Trujillo, Peru as a primary English, Science, and Mathematics teacher as well as a sports coordinator for the organization Supporting Kids in Peru (SKIP). He has also worked for My Life My Say (MLMS), a non-profit, youth-led national movement based in London, England, as an executive assistant and events coordinator. Most recently, Jacob served as a Research Assistant at the Counter-Terrorism Institute in Herzliya, Israel. He has also studied abroad in multiple locations including England, The Balkans, Germany and Poland for various academic programs offered through his university.