A local Wilmington student is one of 16 undergraduate students chosen to participate in the Oskin Leaders Program at Widener University.

A local Wilmington student is one of 16 undergraduate students chosen to participate in the Oskin Leaders Program at Widener University.

Margaret Karmeris will receive leadership training and one-on-one coaching that will guide her through identifying and developing a project that has the potential to change the world. To be selected, students need to demonstrate leadership potential, energy and passion, and a commitment to learning and growing.

Some of the projects include:

• Ending hunger through vertical farming.

• Raising awareness of women's issue in Africa and Asia.

• Providing resources to the homeless in Chester.

• Building a maternity home in West Philadelphia.