Leslie Labruto

  • Vanderbilt University

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

    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… Read More

    Mar. 4, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Alumna steers Acumen to home solar investment in remote global locations

    Solar panels installed in rural Tanzania by Acumen investee Devergygy (Photo COURTESY OF ACUMEN INVESTMENT, DEVERGY) 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… Read More

    Jul. 16, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Young alumna’s passions fuel sustainable solutions globally

    Leslie describes how she’s putting her civil engineering degree to work in this YouTube video. 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… Read More

    Jan. 18, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Labruto wins 2011 Young Alumni Trustee election

    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… Read More

    Apr. 6, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    CEE student wins ASHE scholarship

      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… Read More

    Dec. 4, 2009