Location: New Orleans

February 2019

Jennifer Medberry

Jennifer Medbery founded Kickboard and currently serves on Kickboard’s Board of Directors. Jen is a software developer who spent three years as a high school math teacher. After receiving her degree in Computer Science from Columbia University, Jen joined Teach … Continue reading

18th Feb, 2019

October 2018

Alice Kallman

Alice is from New York City and went to the University of Chicago. She enjoys boxing and baking lavender cupcakes in her spare time. Alice joined Avodah to learn more about how a stronger connection to Judaism can help her … Continue reading

9th Oct, 2018

Lily Grier

Lily Grier is originally from West Bloomfield, MI. She is a recent graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, where she majored in Anthropology and Psychological & Brain Sciences and minored in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She joined Avodah … Continue reading

9th Oct, 2018

Jessica Weiss

Jessica is a British American feminist dyslexic. Originally from London, she studied Middle Eastern studies at the University of Manchester where she deepened her love of baking, literature and social justice work. She’s is doing Avodah to help combat the … Continue reading

9th Oct, 2018

Becca Rubenstein

Becca Rubenstein is from Vernon Hills, a suburb outside of Chicago, Illinois. Becca studied psychology and sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Becca joined Avodah to explore social justice work, and push herself out of her comfort zone in a … Continue reading

9th Oct, 2018

Sophie Kerman

Sophie Kerman is a recent graduate from Brown University where she studied biology with a focus on genetics and public health. She grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where she was lucky enough to be surrounded by family. Recently, she spent … Continue reading

9th Oct, 2018

Megan Plotka

Megan ran to New Orleans the minute she had the chance. She left her hometown of Huntsville, Alabama to attend Tulane University in 2014. She spent the past four years interning for social justice-oriented non-profits around New Orleans and leading … Continue reading

9th Oct, 2018

Sarah Gordon

Sarah is originally from Philadelphia, the greatest city on the east coast. She can usually be found eating, dancing, hiking, biking, and watering plants. Sarah spent a year living in Jerusalem before moving to St. Louis to attend Washington University, … Continue reading

9th Oct, 2018

Carly Berlin

Carly Berlin hails from Atlanta, GA and recently graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME. One time she cried upon seeing prairie dogs at a roadside attraction in South Dakota because they overwhelmed her with their charm. Carly joined Avodah … Continue reading

9th Oct, 2018

CB Weinreb

CB Weinreb has lived most her life in Brooklyn. Her alma mater is the College of Mount Saint Vincent.  CB joined Avodah this year because she wants to use her experience to help those in need and to do it … Continue reading

9th Oct, 2018
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