Dana Levinson Steiner serves as the Senior Associate of Leadership & Strategic Partnerships at the Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at NYU. Most recently, Dana founded and created Chutzpanit: From Campus to the C-Suite, a preparatory and mentorship program for Jewish female undergraduates that aims to close the workplace gender gap. Previously, Dana served as a Teaching Fellow at the American Hebrew Academy in Greensboro, NC, and as the Assistant Director of Reshet Ramah, the alumni & community engagement network for the Ramah Camping Movement.
Dana holds a Bachelors of Education from McGill University and a Masters in Jewish Experiential Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Education and Jewish Studies at NYU. Committed to advancing women in both the Jewish communal and professional space, Dana also serves on the board of the Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York, volunteers as a mentor in the Young Professional Women’s division of UJA Federation of NY, is a member of Ladies Get Paid, and consults on issues of women’s advancement, gender equity, and developing Generation Z female leadership.
Women’s Empowerment: As Senior Associate of Leadership & Strategic Partnerships, Dana discusses her research and the steps she is taking to empower young Jewish professionals to gain the skills they will need to be successful in the field.