Bryan Oren is a seasoned program facilitator, curriculum developer, and education researcher. While living in Brooklyn, New York from 2017-2020, Bryan served Facing History and Ourselves, where he led the Jewish Education Program's work on race and equity in Jewish settings. For the first six years of his career, Bryan was a teacher in low-income communities of color. Bryan also completed the Dorot Fellowship in Israel, during which he studied Mizrahi cultural representation and inequity in Israel. Bryan holds a bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature, Neuroscience, and Jazz Studies from the University of Southern California, and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Advanced Teaching and Learning from the University of North Florida. Currently, Bryan is pursuing a PhD in Learning, Instruction, and Teacher Education from the University of Haifa. When he's not working, Bryan loves to bake bread, play saxophone and basketball, and practice meditation and yoga. Bryan lives in Beit Zayit with his partner. Bryan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.