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Fatima Afzal

Fatima is Mikva Challenge’s C3 (College, Career, and Civic Connections) Manager. In her role, she supports students in their summer programs...

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Gabrielle Lamplugh

Gabrielle joined the team as Communications Director in the fall of 2021. Before her time at Mikva, she served as Education...

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Crystal Gordon

Crystal Gordon is a native Washingtonian, who has been in the educational arena for 13 years. She attended Benedict College in...

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Kenneth Kanouse

Ken Kanouse is an attorney, educator, and writer. In addition, he has taught business and employment law at the graduate and...

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Brenda Killins

Brenda has a 20-year proven track record assisting school districts, teachers and administrators implement student-centered learning experiences which promote rigorous student inquiry and teacher as facilitators of learning in the...

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Verneé Green

Verneé joined Mikva Challenge in April 2018. Verneé Green has over 25 years of experience in the education and nonprofit sectors,...

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Robyn Lingo

Robyn brings almost fifteen years of youth empowerment, non-profit management, curriculum development and youth facilitation experience to her role as Executive...

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Jill Bass

Jill taught in Chicago and New York City public schools for 13 years and was a Mikva teacher for much of that time....

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Crystal Cabada

Crystal has been working as a summer intern with the Mikva Challenge Operations and Development teams since she graduated high school...

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