Elizabeth Kramer is entering her second year on the YLD Board. She is a school social worker, practicing in Northbrook, IL. She received her Bachelors of Science in 2007 from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, majoring in Human Development and Family Studies. Elizabeth achieved her Masters of Social Work from Jane Addams College of Social Work in 2009 and has been Board Certified since 2012. Up until the summer of 2016, Elizabeth's only involvement in JUF was attending the Big Event. With the encouragement of a friend, Elizabeth participated in the 2016 NYL Mission to Israel. Unaware of where the annual campaign dollars went, Elizabeth was profoundly moved when she saw the programming first-hand and has been changed ever since. She made it her priority to get involved upon her return so she could inform others on what JUF can truly do for vulnerable populations. Elizabeth has since led the BGS Mission to Cuba, participated in Gesher and attended many JUF events. Elizabeth has been part of the LEADS committee over the past year and is the chair for the 2018 NYL Mission to Israel.