Leigh grew up in Massachusetts and Hawaii before attending Smith College, where she studied Sociology and Environmental Science. During her time at Smith, she partnered with the Admissions Office and Office of College Relations to strategize ways to recruit and yield more students. She was also the Alumnae Admissions Coordinator for Smith applicants from China.
After graduating, Leigh worked as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Taitung Taiwan, and later at NYU Shanghai as a Writing Fellow and Communications Specialist. Leigh is thrilled to work with ESC students to map out their academic and professional goals. In her free time, Leigh enjoys reading, baking sourdough bread, and playing with the Shanghai Women’s International Football Club.