That Leah Jones?

I’m that Leah Jones.

  • got a degree in chemistry from Millikin University 
  • studied in Argentina with IES La Plata
  • managed the hotline at the Rape Intervention Team in Durango, Colorado
  • ran Camp Snyder when it was all men at Fort Lewis College
  • interned with Bike-Aid when Just Act! was still called Overseas Development Network and Bike-Aid hadn’t moved Global Exchange
  • found out that catnip is an effective insecticide when I participated in theProgram for Women in Science and Engineering (PWISE) at Iowa State
  • never made it all the way across the monkey bars at University School
  • went to drum major camp and oboe camp at Indiana State University
  • presented a Top 33 program at NACURH
  • managed an ice cream parlor in Ravenswood
  • was includeded in the anthology of inspirational stories for RAs
  • wrote for Shebrew and Jewish Fringe
  • really loves Neighborhoodies and should’ve bought stock
  • worked at Edelman in the me2revolution in Edelman Digital
  • went to Tel Aviv One in March of 2006
  • produced “Little Revolutions” in March of 2003 at the Single File Chicago festival
  • did stand up comedy in Chicago and took all the classes at Annoyance Theater in 2005
  • became a Jew in November 2005
  • celebrated my bat mitzvah in March 2007
  • participated in the second ROI120 in July 2007 and in June 2008, June 2009 and July 2010
  • first used the “internet” in the early 90s on IDEAnet
  • is on Twitter and Flickr and Tumblr, a lot
  • was a Vice President at Emanuel Congregation
  • was the co-founder and co-owner of MyWineTxt.com
  • is the founder of Itza Mitzva and a co-founder of TBD Minyan
  • is the owner and founder of Natiiv Arts & Media
  • participated in the very first only Sleepover2.0
  • used to be @leahjones on Twitter, is now @chicagoleah
  • was an administrative assistant, conversation analyst then digital culture evangelist at Edelman PR
  • is the director of customer experience at SpotOn
  • is falling in love with Chicago again in 2010
  • learning to bike commute and waiting for injuries from a bike/suv accident to heal