Leah Krandel, LCSW is the Mental Health Advisor for Avodah. Leah has spent the past 10 years working as a social worker and educator in New Orleans public schools. After graduating from Grinnell College, Leah completed a year of service and intentional community living before enrolling in the Tulane School of Social Work. Leah has been an honorary member of the Avodah community since encouraging her sister to apply in 2011 (both of her younger sisters ultimately served in Chicago!). She is humbled to have the opportunity to support the Avodah community and promote mental wellness. Leah enjoys playing tennis, listening to The Chicks, reading fiction, and spending time with her family.