staff - Becky Voorwinde

Rebecca Voorwinde is Executive Director of The Bronfman Fellowship. Becky oversees the strategic planning for all aspects of the Fellowship in Israel and the US, including working closely with the global alumni community of over 1,200 and selects incoming Fellows. An alumna of the program, Becky served as a volunteer member of Bronfman's Alumni Advisory Board before taking the full-time position of Director of Alumni Engagement in 2008. Becky's professional experience includes work in the Corporate Responsibility Group at Ernst & Young LLP, where she led the roll-out of an employee volunteer program focused on increasing access to higher education for disadvantaged students, implemented a greening and socially conscious element into all of Ernst & Young’s meetings and conferences, and created a social enterprise track at the company’s annual Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Previously she worked at a non-profit human resources consultancy, Diversity @ Work in Melbourne Australia. Becky graduated Summa Cum Laude from Barnard College with a B.A. in American Studies. Becky serves on the board of two professional development organizations in the Jewish community: Jpro & M2: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education. She is an Advisory Committee member for UJA-NY's Brooklyn Initiative and she is an advisor to YidLife Crisis, an award-winning Yiddish web series and growing global Jewish cultural brand which was founded by a Bronfman alum. Becky resides in Brooklyn with her husband Michael and two daughters. b e c k y @ b r o n f m a n . o r g

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