Nurturing Women’s Leadership: An Intimate View from the Hebrew Bible.
Erica Brown, Ph.D. is the Scholar-in-Residence for The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, where she directs the Jewish Leadership Institute. She consults for the Jewish Agency of Israel and other Jewish non-profits organizations. Dr. Brown is a faculty member of the Wexner Foundation, a Jerusalem Fellow, Avi Chai Foundation Fellow, winner of the Ted Farber Professional Excellence Award, is the recipient of the 2009 Covenant Award for her work in education and the 2012 Bernie Reisman Award (Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program, Brandeis University). Dr.Brown has degrees from Yeshiva University, University of London, Harvard University and Baltimore Hebrew University. She lectures and writes widely on subjects of Jewish interest and leadership, and writes an internet essay titled “Weekly Jewish Wisdom,” which appeared on the Newsweek/Washington Post’s “On Faith” website. She lives with her husband and four children in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Co-sponsored by the Program in the Study of Spirituality, Jewish Studies Initiatives and Women’s Studies Program, FIU College of Arts and Sciences.