Student Testimonials

Our Learning by Leading™ environmental leadership program continues to impact the lives of hundreds of student participants year in and year out. Learn more about what the program has meant to these student leaders by reading the testimonials below.

Noreen Mabini

Thanks to her experiences working at the Arboretum and Public Garden, Noreen Mabini is well on her way to achieving her career aspirations of becoming a restoration specialist. As a co-coordinator for the Learning by Leading Waterway Stewardship team, the third-year UC Davis student oversees 10 undergraduate interns whose work includes renewing, maintaining, and restoring the Arboretum Waterway.

Alex Stubblefield

GATEways Outreach Program Student Coordinator, 2014-15, Arboretum Ambassador, 2013-15