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Melissa Schwarz doesn't just talk the talk-- she
most certainly walks the walk! A program manager at Repair the World Chicago,
Melissa creates social justice opportunities for people to give back and learn
about the challenges facing our community.
Outside of work, Melissa
gives back to the community by serving as a trustee of the Jewish Women's
Foundation and her involvement with Impact Grants Chicago where she evaluates
grant proposals and collectively allocates resources to local Chicago
nonprofits. In addition to embracing the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam through her
work, Melissa is always up for putting on a meaningful event, hosting a Shabbat
dinner and participating in a learning opportunity to enhance her quality of
She, Her, Hers
Program Manager, Repair the World
DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN 10 WORDS OR LESS:
focused, sassy, strategic, inclusive, dynamic
A JEW WHO INSPIRES YOU:
YOUR BEST PIECE OF ADVICE:
Know your strengths
& network your weaknesses.
HOW YOU JEW IN CHICAGO:
Celebrating Shabbats, holidays,
and building really great friendships across our Jewish community.