Eva Ackerman grew up in Brookline, Massachusetts where she was social action chair and then president of her Temple youth group at Temple Israel. She recently graduated from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, with a double-major in History and Spanish. At Bryn Mawr, she was a supervisor at her school's cafe, a lead tutor in an after-school bilingual mentoring program, and a co-founder and leader of a bi-college consortium Jewish group, Bi-Co Jews for Inclusion, a club that works to promote greater inclusion in the Jewish communities on both campuses. She became involved in Open Hillel in 2017, and served on steering committee as the workshop coordinator during the 2017-2018 academic year. In her free time she enjoys swimming, reading, theater and learning about leftist Jewish diasporic histories.