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Monica Edelman, L.A. Network coordinator

Monica earned her B.A. in international business from San Diego State University in 2012. Since graduating, she has lived and worked in Argentina, Israel, and France. Monica moved to L.A. in 2016 and has become involved in L.A.'s Jewish and Israeli communities, including membership or board presence in IAC Lead, IAC Action Ambassadors and JIMENA (Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa). She is a catalyst for bringing people together and enjoys learning about others' stories and dreams. Monica currently works as a project manager in a Woodland Hills-based marketing company. 

L.A. Board Members:

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Apply Here TO JOIN THE L.a. Network board!

Deadline: Friday, March 16th


  • Each board member will serve from March to April of the following year (a full year with one month for transitions) and then has the option to reapply. Board members will be selected by JWI staff.
  • Each board member will be responsible for chairing at least two events per year.  
  • Each board member will be responsible for outreach and should bring at least two people to each event.
  • We frequently email to brainstorm, discuss events, organize, and discuss outreach, etc. Each board member must be comfortable with maintaining input on these chains as they are the main form of communication.
  • Board members are to attend at least 75% of all board events throughout the year.
  • We will have a monthly board meeting in Brentwood on the third Monday of each month. Each board member is expected to attend unless there is an extenuating circumstance. (Day of meeting can be changed if a new board member is not available.)
  • Each board member will pay a $180 fee in order to be on the YWLN board (Sustainer membership).
  • Each board member must be a member of JWI's YWLN and in good standing for the entirety of her term.
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