Maharat Hadas (Dasi) Fruchter thrives on spiritual leadership, vibrant Torah learning, and community building. Originally from Silver Spring, MD, Dasi graduated summa cum laude from the Macaulay Honors College at Queens College, and recently completed an M.P.A. in Non-Profit Administration and an M.A. in Jewish Studies from New York University's Wagner School of Public Service. Dasi is a Wexner Graduate Fellow/Davidson Scholar and is the Program Director at ImmerseNYC, New York’s only community mikveh project and a teacher of brides and grooms before their weddings. Dasi spends her free time singing, thinking about world-changing communities, and hosting extravagant Shabbat meals.