Aviva recently graduated from Smith College with a degree in history and Spanish. They were involved in Smith’s student-run Jewish community and are excited to continue facilitating Jewish student engagement at Slifka. Through her studies at Smith, Aviva found a passion for public history and the power of history in activism and community engagement. Outside of school, Aviva pursued work in museum spaces and worked in the education department of the New Haven Museum. While not in the classroom or working in museums, Aviva can be found playing any type of music. While at Smith, Aviva played in the orchestra and wind ensemble as well as other student music groups, playing the clarinet, guitar, and ukulele.