Amanda Pogany is an educator, consultant, mentor and coach, and has worked with The Covenant Foundation, Yeshivat Hadar, JDub Records, The Six Points Fellowship and The Pardes Institute. She is currently the Associate Director of the Pardes Educators Alumni Support Project. Amanda taught middle school Judaic studies for 7 years. A trained mentor through the Jewish New Teacher Project, Amanda mentored for the Davidson School at JTS, the Pardes Educators program, and the Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan. Amanda is a graduate of the Pardes Educators Program, has a Masters in Jewish Education from Hebrew University and a BA from Barnard College. She is co-founder of Altshul, an independent egalitarian minyan in Brooklyn.