Aliza is a dynamic leader and social entrepreneur. She serves as the founding executive director of OneTable, a platform for millennials to end their week with intention and create unique Shabbat dinners. Aliza was also the founding executive director of Mayyim Hayyim Community Mikveh and Education Center in Boston. Aliza is currently a Schusterman Fellow and was awarded an Avi Chai Fellowship. A trained coach and design thinking facilitator, Aliza has worked with clients throughout North America and Israel. She earned her BA from Washington University in St. Louis and her MPA from New York University. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband Bradley Solmsen and their daughters Ela, Gila and Nomi.
I love being part of multi-generational conversation about the field of Jewish community professionals. It offers me a way to reframe my work in a broader context of klal yisrael.