Daniela joins the J Street U team after three years as a J Street U student leader at University of Chicago. Daniela served as part of J Street U national student leadership as an Israel Engagement Co-Chair, and as a Conference Co-Chair for the 2015 J Street Conference. Daniela graduated with honors from University of Chicago, where she studied Political Science and International Studies. Daniela’s interest in politics and human rights lead her to intern with the US State Department, and with the Center for Legal and Social Studies in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In both internships, she explored the powerful impact the US government can play in international politics. Born and raised in Westchester, New York, Daniela grew up going to Solomon Schechter School of Westchester, and was active in her local USY chapter. Daniela now lives in Tel Aviv, where you can find her scoping out the best hummus (it’s Hummus Hason).