Rebecca Chiet (she/her) is a student in Columbia University’s joint program with the Jewish Theological Seminary and is currently pursuing two BA’s in Jewish Bible and Psychology. Raised in a multi-ethnic household as an adopted, Chinese Jew, Rebecca is passionate about embracing diversity, promoting tolerance, and creating equitable, accessible religious and educational experiences. Outside of Bet Am Shalom and her academic life, Rebecca is involved in Jews of Color organizations, is the programming director of a female-identifying Chinese adoptee organization, is active in Jewish life on Columbia University’s campus, and teaches at Hebrew schools in New York City. Rebecca teaches K–1.