Emily Loeb is a non-profit executive director and writer. She runs the Gendler Grapevine Project, a 6-year initiative established in honor of Rabbi Everett Gendler that promotes the connection between Jewish tradition, social justice and the environment. In 2017, she founded Shattering Glass Ceiling Scholarship, a grassroots scholarship fund for women who are immigrants, first generation college students, or those from Economically Distressed Areas. She writes about family, politics, and gardening, and she's working on a novel. She lives in Pittsburgh with her husband and two children.