As Founder and Executive Director of Love Letters for Literacy, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Jordan Grabelle advocates for educational equity. Over 7+ years, she has recruited over 24,000 volunteers worldwide to create early literacy packets, helping more than 62,000 at-risk children learn to read in all 50 states and 32 countries. Jordan’s service work has been honored with a Congressional Gold Medal, a 2022 Coca-Cola Scholarship, a New Jersey Jefferson Award, a Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award, and a Diana Award. She also serves as an Editor-in-Chief of her school’s journalism program, a Model United Nations officer, a TEDx Club President, a Field Hockey Captain, and a National Youth Advisory Board Member for Multiplying Good. Jordan was admitted early decision to Duke University and plans to study public policy.
Claes Nobel Future Female Leader Scholarship encourages and empowers young women to assume future leadership roles in their colleges and universities, their careers, and communities and to become mentors for the young women following in their footsteps.