Orna Siegel is the executive director of Project-412, housed at the JCC Association of North America. She has worked in the field of Jewish education for more than 20 years and previously served as a senior administrator at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School. Throughout her career in formal and informal settings, Siegel has always strived to transform the lives of students and their communities through education. Siegel is pursuing a doctorate in education at the Jewish Theological Seminary, earned a master’s degree in Jewish education as a Legacy Heritage Fellow at Hebrew College, a bachelor’s degree in government from Wesleyan University, and studied at Yeshivat Nishmat in Israel. She lives in Potomac, Maryland, with her husband and four children.