non-profit organizations, advancing women professionally
Farmington Hills, Other
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, "I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.You must do the thing you think you cannot do." ~Eleanor Roosevelt~
Penn State Hillel
July 2012 — May 2013
Mentored and Supervised Israel Fellow and Engagement Coordinator
Advised Hillel Student Leadership Board and Jewish Leader Roundtable
Worked with student leaders to create a social media/marketing strategy
Created strategy to build student leadership infrastructure
Oversaw integration of student database with existing donor database
Implemented strategy for Immersive Experience recruitment and follow-through
Coordinated student Phone-A-Thon to raise funds for annual operating budget
Supervised production of annual report and fundraising appeals
Co-coordinated the Hillel Mentorship Initiative with Hillel International
Michigan State University Hillel
Director of Student Life
May 2010 — July 2012
Mentor and Supervise Israel Fellow
Advised Jewish Student Union executive board
Create programming initiatives to engage new student leaders
Create and implement Jewish learning curriculum
Advise H-CAM (Hillel Campus Alliance of Michigan) campuses
Implemented Taglit-Birthright Israel and Alternative Break trip recruitment and follow-through
Provide programmatic support and vision for MSU Hillel
UIUC Hillel: The Margie K and Louis N Cohen Center for Jewish Life
July 2008 — April 2010
Supervised seventeen student interns.
Supervised Israel Programs Coordinator.
Maintained program calendar for 3500 Jewish students on campus.
Planned and led students on multiple International Alternative Spring Break trips.
Created programming initiatives to engage new student leaders.
Founded the Jewish Alumni Network of the University of Illinois.
July 2006 — June 2008
Created programming initiatives for 1000 Jewish students on campus
Planned and led students on two Alternative Spring Break trips
Supervised three student interns
Jewish Community Center Day Camp
Unit Head, Camp Counselor
June 1998 — August 2005
Responsible for 70 children and 25 counselors daily
Planned weekly schedule and field trips
Created and facilitated special theme days
Liaison between parents and counselors
Michigan State University
Bachelor of Arts, in Social Sciences, International Studies and History
University of Michigan-Flint
Master of Public Administration (MPA), Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management