Becky grew up outside of Chicago and graduated from Boston University with a degree in art history. After graduation, Becky moved to Memphis, TN, to teach second and third grade through Teach For America. In 2012, Becky moved back to Chicago to be with family. She joined Northwestern University's Fiedler Hillel where she worked with students, parents, and alumni on fundraising initiatives that led to NU Hillel’s largest revenue at that time. In 2014, Becky joined A Better Chicago, a nonprofit venture philanthropy fund that works to change how Chicago fights poverty by investing in bold ideas that transform educational opportunities for Chicago’s youth. Becky is committed to advancing equity and opportunities for all students as well as to inspiring others to contribute to this work as well. She currently serves as the director of development overseeing fundraising and stakeholder engagement initiatives as well as internal development operations. Becky believes that philanthropy can play an incredible role in empowering communities to address critical issues. Her current role provides her the opportunity to create a substantial impact in how leaders in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors approach philanthropy and understand their role in driving social change. Her work is rooted in her belief in the potential of all students and her commitment to tzedek and tikkun olam. Becky is a local school council member for Ravenswood Elementary School within Chicago Public Schools.