Ella graduated in May 2017 from Wesleyan University with degrees in Comparative Politics and Creative Nonfiction Writing, and a focus on identity politics. While in school, she served in national leadership positions with J Street U, a student movement working towards a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as has done extensive work on the ground in Israel/Palestine. She has produced several short documentaries and worked on the feature-length documentary “The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson,” about trans-rights activist Marsha P. Johnson. While studying in Nepal, she worked closely with local journalists to document and research post-earthquake relief efforts and foreign-aid. She is looking forward to learning more about criminal justice and joins The Bronx Defenders as an Avodah fellow.