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Eleanor Gardner

Bermuda, 2013

Eleanor Gardner
  • Current Place of Residence: Baltimore

  • University: Johns Hopkins University

  • Current/Recent Course: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy

Eleanor will finish her studies this year, majoring in political science and philosophy. While at JHU, she has held the post of Executive Director for the student-led Foreign Affairs Symposium, and represented the university at the 2012 Google Leadership Conference. Eleanor loves sports, and competes in swimming and sailing at university and international level. She is currently the JHU women’s varsity swimming team Captain, and has represented Bermuda as a member of the National Swim Team. She has also represented her country in local and international regattas, and was selected by the Bermuda Olympic Association to be Bermuda’s Female Youth Ambassador for the youth cultural exchange programme during the Olympics. In the long-term, Eleanor’s academic interests and her observation of racial tensions in Bermuda and Baltimore lead her to explore solutions to social conflict.