Leora Brovman

• Born in Israel and grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa • B.A. Honors, Social Work, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa • M.S.W., Columbia University School of Social Work • Ed.D., Philosophy and Education, Teachers College at Columbia University • Lived in the United Kingdom for 5 years • Contributing writer to a forthcoming book, Climbing the Ivies (Spring 2011) • Loves international travel, favorite places are New Zealand and Australia • Enjoys reading, needlework, visiting art museums and lots of theater • Mother of son, CC 2009; daughter, CC 2011; high school junior son who isn’t sure where he will go to college