Episode 03: Aliza Mazor, UpStart – March 5th, 2017

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Aliza Mazor is theChief Field-Building Officer at Upstart. Previous to this role, she served as Executive Director for Bikkurim: Advancing New Jewish Ideas, a joint project of Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) and the Kaminer Family. Bikkurim became a part of UpStart in 2017. Together with Joshua Venture and the North American programs of PresenTense, they formed an “innovation one-stop” for the Jewish community. Bikkurim supported 33 innovative start-ups that contribute significantly to the diversification and reinvigoration of Jewish life. Through Atid Hazak (Strong Futures), Bikkurim prepared the most promising new initiatives in Jewish life to grow their impact.

Previously, Aliza served as an independent organizational consultant to philanthropies, capacity-builders, and social justice organizations. A Chicago native, Aliza spent fifteen years living and working in Israel and holds an MSW from Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She currently lives in New York City.

Contact Aliza:

amazor [at] bikkurim.org
upstartlab.org

Four Organizations Merge to Lead Next Stage of Jewish Innovation

The Podcast Episode:

Aliza Mazor discusses the efforts to merge four Jewish innovation incubator organizations into one organization: UpStart. Examining the effects of this merger on the broader Jewish community, Aliza also talks about her own career journey.

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