Elsa Ericksen is a sophomore at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, where she is majoring in government modified with economics. She also rows for the crew team and is a member of Alpha Phi sorority.
Elsa developed strong conservative values growing up on a small farm in rural Washington State, where she also gained experience working with local conservative leaders. While at Dartmouth, she has been involved in her campus conservative club, which has worked with Young America’s Foundation to bring conservative speakers to campus, including Dartmouth alumnus Dinesh D’Souza.
In her free time, Elsa loves to take photos, hike, and travel. Her favorite travel experiences include a three-week solo backpacking trip in Vietnam and a week-long kayak camping trip in Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska. She also enjoys country music, Washington State University football, and SCUBA diving.