Carla Fishman (Friedman)
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When Carla moved to Chicago, she quickly became
involved with JUF Young Leadership Division-- and she's spent the last nine
years helping others find a welcoming introduction to the Jewish community.
She has held many leaderships roles on YLD's board so far, including
leading and participating in the JUF Professional Women's Network Mentorship
Program and organizing her board's Campaign contributions. She has also been
part of several YLD committees, including the inaugural Diversity, Equity, and
Inclusion committee; the Board Development Initiatives Committee; and the Data +
Analytics committee. She has also been a Builder of the Mishkan community since
She brings her passion for inclusion to work as well, where
she advocates for women in business, and served on her company's and her MBA
program's Women in Business boards.
Carla looks forward to
continuing her work with YLD as the incoming board president of the 2021-2022
She, Her, Hers
Incoming Strategy Consultant at The
ON THE SIDE:
Wife, vegetarian chef, aspiring gardener &
DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN 10 WORDS OR LESS:
leader brimming with positivity and a smile!
A JEW WHO INSPIRES YOU:
Rabbi Lizzi Heydemann: Her vision for building a modern, radically
inclusive Jewish community in Chicago that brings more light into the world is
WHAT IS YOUR PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT IN THE LAST 10 YEARS:
My proudest accomplishment
is graduating with my MBA from Kellogg. I was a part-time student and went
after a long day of work, all while balancing time with friends & family and
my involvement on the YLD board.