Leah Karchmer oversees LAVI’s activities on North American campuses. She holds a Masters degree in Israeli Politics & Society and is currently studying Human Rights & Transnational Justice at Jerusalem’s Hebrew University Law School. As an undergraduate student at DePaul University, Leah founded and served as the president of the school’s first Zionist student organization. During that time, she also worked with several pro-Israel organizations and as a student liaison for the Israel Education Center at the Jewish Federation in Chicago. She has also interned for several Jewish organizations, such as the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs, the Jewish-Muslim Community-Building Initiative, Semitic Action and Keep Jerusalem.