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Engineering alumna and venture philanthropy specialist to lead new Marshall Impact Accelerator at London School of Economics

Mar. 4, 2022—The Marshall Institute at the London School of Economics has announced that venture philanthropy and investment specialist Leslie Labruto will be director of its newly launched Marshall Impact Accelerator, a first-of-its-kind new launching ground for innovative social ventures. The new director’s immediate focus is on building the Accelerator’s strategy before it operationalizes later this year....

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Alumna steers Acumen to home solar investment in remote global locations

Jul. 16, 2018—A Vanderbilt engineering graduate is leading Acumen’s efforts to provide citizens of developing countries access to energy with low-cost home solar projects. “Around the world, 1.1 billion people live without energy access. One in seven people don’t have access to lights at night,” said Leslie Labruto, BE’11, who is taking skills she honed at the Clinton...

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Young alumna’s passions fuel sustainable solutions globally

Jan. 18, 2014—You can explore and engineer clean energy, too Vanderbilt alumna Leslie Labruto’s early career trajectory illustrates just how many ways a young civil environmental engineer can accommodate both her heart’s leaning and her tangible talents – in as many places as possible. Before she graduated from the School of Engineering in 2011, Leslie’s studies and...

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Labruto wins 2011 Young Alumni Trustee election

Apr. 6, 2011—The Vanderbilt Alumni Association announced April 1 that senior Leslie Labruto will serve as the 2011 Young Alumni Trustee, where alongside the current trustees, she will seek to provide both the current student and young alumni perspectives to the Board of Trust. Labruto is a Civil Engineering major with a double minor in Engineering Management...

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CEE student wins ASHE scholarship

Dec. 4, 2009—  A junior engineering student has received a scholarship from the Middle Tennessee chapter of the American Society of Highway Engineers. Leslie Labruto, a civil and environmental engineering major, was awarded a $1,000 ASHE scholarship for spring semester. Greg Duncan, ASHE chapter president and Tennessee Department of Transportation Director of Maintenance, and Jon Storey, chapter...

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