YLD Board Member Bio


Alexa Ehrlich is serving her second year on the YLD Board. After graduating from Indiana University in 2010, she re-located to Chicago. Since living in Chicago, she has attended numerous YLD events, volunteered at the Uptown Café, participated in LEADS, Menches in Motion & Gesher. Alexa also serves on the Center for Jewish Genetics Associate Board and she participated in the ADL Glass Leadership Program to increase her involvement in the Chicago Jewish community. Her strong philanthropic influence is derived from her family, who always stressed the importance of giving back. Alexa is excited to currently be training to run in the 2015 Chicago Marathon with her younger sister Hannah and TeamJUF! Alexa is also starting her final year at Adler University, where she is working towards her Masters in Couple and Family Therapy. In her free time, Alexa enjoys hanging out with family and friends, taking yoga sculpt classes at Corepower, traveling, and trying new restaurants.