Alisha Pedowitz has worked for over 20 years in the field of Jewish education, engagement, and community building. She is a passionate believer in the power of education to empower individuals and transform communities. She holds a joint MBA in Nonprofit Management and a MAEd with a concentration in Experiential Jewish Education from the AJU, and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Stanford University, and has worked within a wide variety of Jewish educational settings. Alisha currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Board at JQ International, the heart of queer Jewish life, education, and support. She lives in Los Angeles with her partner, two teenage children, two pitbull pups, and pet rabbit.