Maetal Gerson (she/her) is an Organizing and Leadership Development Fellow at Dayenu and a first year rabbinical student at The Jewish Theological Seminary. She graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in English and Music in 2021 and completed the Chicago Avodah Service Corps the following year working as a community organizer at the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs. She deeply believes in the capacity that community organizing has to create resilient and strong communities that are capable of responding to injustices by demanding and enacting systemic change. She is excited to apply her organizing knowledge and skills to her new role as a Dayenu Clergy fellow and continue to deepen her work the Jewish communities.