Suzy Sostrin is the Executive Director at the University of Kansas Hillel. She has worked in the Jewish community for over two decades, with the past 14 years working within the Hillel movement. She has coached hundreds of young professionals and over a dozen executive directors on leadership skills and creating productive and happy teams. She received her Masters in Organizational Leadership and Innovation from Hebrew Union College, and earned her B.A. from the University of California Santa Cruz in Community Studies, with a minor in education. Her undergraduate emphasis was on how economics affects a child’s education; and she wrote her thesis on Jewish leadership in U.S. Social Movements.
Suzy lives in Olathe, Kansas, with her husband, daughter, and a plethora of animals. During her free time she loves traveling, hiking at Lake Olathe, enjoying a cup of coffee with friends and helping to coordinate her daughter’s Girl Scout troop.