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Maya Bernstein is the Strategic Design Officer at UpStart Bay Area, which partners with entrepreneurs, start-ups, and established organization to re-design the experience and expression of Jewish life. Maya began her career in education working with the Jewish community in the Former Soviet Union, has written curriculum for a variety of formal and informal Jewish settings, and is a frequently published author, online and in print, in the field of Jewish innovation and social entrepreneurship. A graduate of Midreshet Lindenbaum, a woman’s Yeshiva in Jerusalem, Columbia University and Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, Maya has lived and taught in Belarus, Germany, Israel, and China. She and her husband live in Palo Alto and have three children. She is a recipient of the Covenant Foundation’s Pomegranate Prize.