Elly joined Mikva Challenge in 2022 as the Director of Institutional and Corporate Giving. Elly has a bachelors in Urban Planning from Bryn Mawr College and a masters in Social Work from the University of Chicago. She is also a proud graduate of Chicago Public Schools, and a current Local School Council member. Elly brings more than a decade of experience in education and youth development, as well grantmaking and national program management.