Michelle Sohn T'11
Michelle Sohn graduated from Duke in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in English. An Alice M. Baldwin Scholar, Ms. Sohn developed her leadership skills as an undergraduate through active engagement with the Duke community. She served in the Duke Student Government as the Liaison to Gender Issues, an academic affairs senator, and as a focus chair. As the DSG Liaison to Gender Issues, Ms. Sohn led a three-day Campus Gender Summit during the fall of 2010. She also served as a Board of Trustees Undergraduate Education Committee member. A former member of the Chronicle's Editorial Board, Ms. Sohn participated in Duke Engage in Tucson. She interned in the office of Senator Mark Warner (VA) and the International Women's Democracy Center.
Upon graduating from Duke, she deferred Harvard Law School to work at Brand USA, a public-private marketing start-up aimed at attracting more international travel to the United States. She then traveled to Seoul to study the Korean language and culture for 3 months.
Ms. Sohn was elected Young Trustee by the undergraduate student body in 2011, and served as an observer to the Board and Undergraduate Education Committee in 2011-2012. A voting member in 2012 through 2014, Ms. Sohn now serves on the Audit Committee and the Business and Finance Committee. Currently, she is in her second year at Harvard Law School. This past summer, she worked as a summer associate at Steptoe & Johnson LLP.