YLD Board Member Bio

O Henry

Orly Henry is entering her second year on the YLD Board. She grew up in Highland Park, Illinois, and currently lives in Wicker Park. Orly graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2007 with a degree in Art History and French. After working in the editorial department of Random House Children's Books in New York, Orly went on to receive a law degree from Northwestern University School of Law in 2011. Currently, Orly is an attorney with Dykema Gossett PLLC, concentrating in commercial litigation and employment. Relative to YLD, Orly has participated as a member of LEADS, a group leader for LEADS, and a member of the 2013 Gesher program. Orly is excited to broaden her involvement with YLD and to help other young Jewish Chicagoans find a place in the YLD community.


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YLD Summer Trip to Israel

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