ESP Biography



LEKHA SUNDER, Yale First-Year Studying Political Science




Major: Political Science

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2022

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Name: Lekha Sunder
Graduation Year: 2022
Intended Major: Political Science
Previous teaching experience: I taught speech and debate to elementary school students while in high-school! I also volunteered with my middle school speech and debate team often.
Other interests: a cappella, cooking, history, napping



Past Classes

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Speak Up! An Introduction to Speech and Debate in Sprout Spring 19 (Feb. 16 - Mar. 02, 2019)
Public speaking is one of the most useful tools you can have—especially as a kid! Whether you need to convince your parents to let you hang out with friends or deliver a presentation in front of a class, knowing how to craft an argument and deliver a speech is key! In this Sprout course, you will write speeches and become a skilled public speaker—like Martin Luther King Jr. or George Washington! We will learn about current events and debate issues that affect our society, such as healthcare and climate change. You'll learn how to speak eloquently about a whole range of topics—from basketball to your favorite pair of socks!