Program Director of DineNMeet Alena joined the team in 2013 and runs DineNMeet, the events division of SawYouAtSinai. Alena received her BA in American Culture from the University of Michigan, where she also competed on the university's waterski team in jump, trick and slalom. Following graduation, she attended Neve Yerushalayim for one year. Upon her return to the US, Alena worked for the education non-profit Citizen Schools in New York for over 4 years in operations and development, and ultimately as Chief of Staff. Alena lives in NJ with her husband and 3 children.