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Pitt Law student Kaleigh Dryden is a 2023 Presidential Management Fellow

The exterior of the Barco Law Building

Kaleigh Dryden, a third-year student in Pitt’s School of Law, was named a finalist for the Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) program.

The PMF program is the federal government’s flagship leadership program. It is open to advance degree holders across academic disciplines and aims to recruit and develop future government leaders.

As a finalist, Dryden has passed a rigorous application and assessment process and can seek a PMF appointment at any participating federal agency.

Of the approximately 10,070 PMF applications received, 850 applicants were selected as finalists. The class of 2023 represents 98 unique academic degree programs and 249 unique academic institutions worldwide and approximately 18% of finalists are veterans.