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BBYO INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION 2020

SPEAKERS & GUESTS

The best of the world's stage for the best teens in the world.

We're bringing together change-makers from all walks of life to inspire the next generation of young leaders. This list of speakers represents the broad array of topics Alephs and B'nai B'rith Girls are most passionate about. Explore the full line-up of speakers and guests joining IC 2020 below.

Featured Speakers and Performers

Reuven Rivlin, the President of Israel, couldn't join us at IC this year but sent this note to celebrate with us.

*Denotes video address

Musical Performers

Bryce Vine

Matoma

Quinn XCII

Loud Luxury

Speakers and Guests

Maya
Abed
IsraAid

Michael
Abramowitz
Freedom House

Michal
Aharon
Haaretz

Rania
Alahmad
Break Bread Break Borders

Trudy
Album
Holocaust Survivor

Maisaa
Alkhdir
Break Bread Break Borders

Liz
Alpern
The Gefilteria

Angelica
Andrade
North Texas Dream Team

Terri
Arends
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center of Dallas

Sarah
Aronson
Simon and Schuster

Raul
Artal
Holocaust Survivor

Stephanie
Avery
Grant Halliburton Foundation

Monica
Badosa
Dior

Jessica
Baldwin
Dallas Morning News

Guinea
Bennett Price
Soul Rep Theater Company

Jonathan
Berezovsky
Migraflix

Joseph
Biondi
Dallas Office of Emergency Management

Samuel
Bistrian
Roma Boots

Adam
Blue
StandWithUs

Samantha
Bohrt
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas

Becky Tahel
Bordo
Go Tahel Productions, LLC

Liz
Brough
StandWithUs

Matthew
Brown
My Fathers Barbers and She Is Not Your Rehab

Barbara
Burian
Maccabi World Union

Colin
Campbell
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center of Dallas

Nicole
Caravaggio
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center of Dallas

Sandy
Cardin
CEO, Our Common Destiny

Ray
Cerda
Author

Kate
Chavez
StandWithUs

Gina
Chew
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center of Dallas

Gabriella
Cohen
BBYO Global Leadership Academy

Jake
Cohen
The Feedfeed

Liraz
Cohen
Fashionating by Liri

Robert
Cohen
Maccabi World Union

Roberto
Contreras
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center of Dallas

Yvie
Curtis
Maccabi World Union

Katherine
Dalton
Forrest Perkins

J. Damany
Daniel
The Bomb Factory and The Event Nerd

Becca
Darrouzet
Dallas Center for Photography

Whitney
Daude
Dallas Center for Photography

Jonathan
Davidson
Maccabi USA

Andrea
Davis
Dallas Art Therapy

Megan
Davis
Groundwork Dallas

Samantha
Davis-Allonce
FieldTrip

Rebecca
DeVille
Reading Partners

Drew
Demler
Big Tex Urban Farms

Jamie
Denison
Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas

Whitney
Dix
Southwest Airlines

Alisa
Doctoroff
Jim Joseph Foundation

Cheryl
Drazin
North Texas Oklahoma Anti-Defamation League

Jamie
Drescher
Maccabi USA

Saul
Drier
Holocaust Survivor

Penina
Edery
StandWithUs

Lisa
Eisen
Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation

Rachel
Elkin
Genesis Women's Shelter & Support

Jori
Epstein
USA TODAY Sports

Leslie
Farin
Anti-Defamation League

Shauna
Faulisi
Soul Wellness Method

Barry
Finestone
Jim Joseph Foundation

Brandon
Fleming
Harvard Diversity Project

Leah
Forster
Personal Touch

Lauren
Frankal
BBYO Global Leadership Academy

Lorraine
Friedman
Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas

Linda
Fyffe
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas

Veronica
Gallardo
Spark!

Noah
Galper
BBYO Global Leadership Academy

Dylan
Gambardella
Next Gen HQ

Danny
George
Bonton Farms

Zach
Getson
Dallas Harlequins

Max
Glauben
Holocaust Survivor and 2019 Texan of the Year

Dena
Goldberg
Dena DNA

Seth
Goldberg
Maccabi USA

Zev
Gordman
BBYO Global Leadership Academy

Tali
Gottlieb
Volcani International Partnerships

Jasmine
Green
Dallas Center for Photography

Jason
Green
SkillSmart

Wayne
Green
Jewish Teen Funders Network

Vandana
Gupta
PBK

Daniel
Gurevich
Maccabi USA

Leah
Guskin
Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas

Kevin
Hall
Grant Halliburton Foundation

Patrick
Hanley
The Resource Center

Sgt.

Ashaki
Hardeman
Dallas Police Department

Nirit
Harel
Dallas Jewish Community Foundation

Mark
Hebert
Dallas Office of Emergency Management

Deborah
Hecht
Paper for Water

Justin
Hefter
The African Middle Eastern Leadership Project

Julie
Hersh
The Hersh Foundation

Chris
Herzog
Dallas Office of Emergency Management

Ariel
Hobbs
March for Our Lives

Dr.

Rick
Hodes
Humanitarian

Alana
Hollander
Jewish Teen Funders Network

Bill
Holston
Human Rights Initiative

Jin-Ya
Huang
Break Bread, Break Borders

Jennifer
Hughes
UT Southwestern Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care

Kristen
Jackson
Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas

Leon
Jacobson
GuudWear

Leon
Jasqui
BBYO Global Leadership Academy

Tracy
Kalik
Anita M. Perlman Women's Leadership Initiative and 2018 BBG Alumna of the Year

Jonas
Kannady
BBYO Global Leadership Academy

Sammy
Kanter
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

Eitan
Kantor
Hadar’s Rising Song Institute

Gabriella
Karin
Holocaust Survivor

Roz
Katz
Mom Demands Action

Robert
Kent
The Trust for Public Land

Wayne
Kimmel
SeventySix Capital

Justin
Knighten
California Governor's Office of Emergency Services

Miri
Kornfeld
StandWithUs

Ben
Kozberg
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Sophie
Krajmalnik
BBYO Global Leadership Academy

Lucas
Krump
EVRYMAN

Daniel
Kurtz
Maccabi USA

Justin
Lafazan
Next Gen HQ

Lisa
Lavender
Flourish

Eric
Lavin
Ideafire

Dr.

Naya
Lekht
Club Z

Ahron
Levin
StandWithUs

Sarah
Lewen
Marketing Strategy Executive

Kate
Lieberman
Live Nation

Kevin
Lieberman
University of Michigan Robotics Institute

Rebecca
Litt
theSkimm

Lindsay
Lloyd
George W. Bush Institute

Katherine
Locke
Knopf Books for Young Readers

Stephanie
Margolis
StandWithUs

Nick
Marino
Tango Tab

Samantha
Martin
The Mat Yoga Studio

Adriana
Martinez
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center of Dallas

Rodrigo
Martinez
Bonton Farms

Cali
Massad
The Slate

Kayla
McCaffrey
Paper for Water

Mike
McLean
Mike McLean Photo

Joel
Mendels
Maccabi World Union

Masha
Merkulova
Club Z

Jeff
Miller
Writer, Host, and Musician

Erik
Moss
Child Poverty Action Lab

Errika
Moultrie
ConnectThree

Rose
Mulligan
BBYO Global Leadership Academy

Priscille
Murphy
Heart House

Estelle
Nadel
Holocaust Survivor

Sam
Neckar
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center of Dallas

Saskia
Nino de Rivera
Reinserta

Maria
Ntourlia
StandWithUs

Nelly
Ortiz
Roc Nation

Matt
Osborne
New Friends New Life

Elisa
O’Callaghan
CALM Dolls

Megan
Padgett
Dallas Animal Services

Lee Ann
Parsons
Hugs Cafe

Joanne
Pasternack
Golden Warriors

Spencer
Paysinger
Athlete, New York Giants

Becca
Peixotto
Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Eran
Polishuk
Eran Polishuk Films

Anita
Pollott
Anita M. Perlman Women's Leadership Initiative

Peter
Poulides
Dallas Center for Photography

Lottie
Price
Genesis Shelter & Support

Grace
Ramirez
Chef

Kathleen
Ramirez
Dallas Office of Emergency Management

Cristal
Retana
Farmer's Branch

Lisa
Reynolds
The Aaron Family Jewish Community Center of Dallas

Carine
Rice
Junior Players

Frank
Risch
North Texas Community Foundation

Michelle
Rodgers
Dallas Child Advocacy Center

Amy
Roehl
Texas Christian University

Katherine
Romanow
The Wandering Chew and Museum of Jewish Montreal

Matias
Rosenblatt
BBYO Global Leadership Academy

Jeremiah
Roy
Groundwork Dallas

Naida
Rutherford
StyledbyNaida

Monica
Sacal
BBYO Global Leadership Academy

Rebecca
Safra
BBYO Global Leadership Academy

Byron
Sanders
Big Thought

Jared
Sandler
Texas Rangers and CBS Radio

Raul
Santillan
VisitDallas

Steve
Sapien
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center of Dallas

Warren
Satchell
270 Strategies

Yolanda
Savage-Narva
Operation Understanding DC
Jessi
Sawyer
The Epic
Stacy
Schusterman
Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
Amy
Seeley
Drewzilla, Inc.
Andrew
Seeley
Drewzilla Inc.
Barrie
Seigle
Wellness Specialist
Nikki
Sereika
Southwest Airlines
Priya
Shah
The Simple Good
Nawarah
Shaker
Break Bread Break Borders
Brad
Sham
Dallas Cowboys
Gilad
Shamri
Growth Artists, LLC
Deepti
Sharma
FoodtoEat
Ben
Sheehan
Author, OMG WTF
Jordan
Sherman
Gen.G eSports
Mariam
Shpeen Feist
Jewish Federation of Dallas
Laura
Sibson
Viking Children's Books
Sabrina
Sifuentes
Reading Partners
Valerian
Sikhuashvili
Alexander Hamilton Society
Aaryaman
Singhal
Groundwork Dallas
Jessica
Siskin
Misterkrisp
Hillel
Smith
Artist
Kim
Smith
Frontiers of Flight Muesum and Texas Instruments
Quinston
Smith
The Epic
Walter
Solomon
BBYO International Board of Directors
Anna
Spelman
Documentary Filmmaker and Photographer
Morgen
Spon
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Jenni
Steck
Jenni Steck Voice & Speech Services
Sami
Steigmann
Holocaust Survivor
Alyssa
Stewart
Texas Christian University
Jennifer
Stimpson
The Hockaday School
Tatjana
Stojković
BBYO Global Leadership Academy
Khuloud
Sultan
Break Bread Break Borders
Rasha
Sultan
Break Bread Break Borders
Cheryl
Sutterfield-Jones
Frontiers of Flight Museum
Ruth
Suzman
BBYO International Board of Directors
Judith
Tankel
Colin Allred for Congress
Sherasa
Thomas
The Anti-Defamation League
Veronica
Torres
VisitDallas
Elisa
Trotta
Venezuela Ambassador to Argentina
Kirsten
Tulchin-Francis
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital
Delena
Turman
Pop-Up Magazine Productions
Ravid
Vaknin
BBYO Global Leadership Academy
Ali Rose
VanOverbeke
Genusee
Benjamin
Vann
Impact Ventures
Justin
Varghese
DreamHack
Victor
Vernick
BBYO Global Leadership Academy
Christopher
Walsh
George W. Bush Institute
Micha
Weinblatt
Crooked Monkey
Neta
Weiner
Beit System Ali
Ron
Weinreich
NUA
Paige
Weishaar
HKS Architects
Jennifer
Wellington
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center of Dallas
Brittany
Wells
City of Dallas
Rabbi
Josh
Whinston
Temple Beth Emeth
Leah
White
Anti-Defamation League
Tiffany
White
City of Grand Prairie
Howard
Wohl
Former Chair, BBYO International Board of Directors
Lyz
Worlein
Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas
Amy
Yontef-McGrath
Follow Me To 50
Jeffrey
Yoskowitz
The Gefilteria
Princess
Young
Southwest Airlines
Gonzalo
Zilberman
BBYO Global Leadership Academy
David
Zimmerman
Yavneh Academy

Jewish Enrichment Team

Danielle
Alexander
Kehillah High
Benjamin
Azriel
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
Michaela
Brown
Jewish Women's Archive
Tal
Cohen
Cantor, Mosaic Faith of Norway
Jason
Cook
Jewish Education Consultant
Rachel
Dingman
Director of Jewish Enrichment, BBYO
Alana
Ebin
Director of Jewish Enrichment, BBYO
Jayme
Epstein
Regional Director, BBYO North Florida
Larry
Ginsburg
Jewish Education Consultant
Mark Asher
Goodman
Jewish Education Consultant
Will
Hall
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
David
Hoffman
The Anti-Defamation League
Brittany
Kahn
Regional Director, BBYO Big Apple
Rebecca
Kahn
Associate Regional Director of Jewish Enrichment, BBYO Ohio Northern
Rabbi
David
Levy
Westchester Reform Temple
Shalom
Mayberg
Shalom 360
Adam
Nickels
Regional Director, BBYO United Kingdom & Ireland
Kendell
Pinkney
The Jewish Theological Seminary
Jonathan
Posner
The Jewish Theological Seminary
Jill
Rosenberg
Jewish Experience Lead
Rabbi
Allen
Saks
Sunshine State Kosher
Annette
Saks
Jewish Educator
Rabbi
Meir
Tannenbaum
Director of Jewish Enrichment, BBYO

Music Team

Stephen
Brickman
Songleader
Julie
Friedman
Songleader
Happie
Hoffman
Music Director
Eric
Hunker
Music Director
Dan
Lee
Songleader
Brian
Margolis
Songleader
Nick
May
Songleader
Julia
Sabra
Songleader
Maddie
Siegel
Songleader
Rachel
Wolman
Songleader
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