Sr. Young Adult Engagement Associate
Lauren Silverman is the Senior Young Adult Engagement Associate in YLD. She grew up in Dix Hills, New York and went to Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She graduated with a degree in American Studies and moved to Nashville, Tennessee to work as Vanderbilt Hillel's Program Director. After three years in Nashville, Lauren joined the JUF community in 2017. At JUF, Lauren works with recent college graduates, Birthright Israel alumni, Israel programming, YLD Pride, and YLD's leadership development programming.
Lauren is a seven-time Birthright Israel staff and a Birthright Israel Fellow. She is completing her Master's in Jewish Professional Studies from Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership and received a Master's Concentration in Israel Education with the iCenter. Lauren loves to talk about Jewish identity, being a New Yorker in the Midwest and how to find the best coffee shop to fit your mood.