Educational Alliance Young Professionals


The Educational Alliance Young Professionals engages people in their 20s, 30s and 40s to build a community of diverse professionals and emerging leaders who want to make a difference and change the lives of people served by the Educational Alliance.

Founded in 2012, the group hosts 3-5 events per year.

EAYP Steering Committee:

Lauran Altman Jennifer Berg Cindy Berman Danielle Flug David Gibbs
Ilana Karpel Steven Karpel Emily Laderman Dayna Morris Shagor Rahman
Tamar Remz Rebecca Schumer Caroline Sherman Kristina Pereira Tully Jon Zakheim




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Upcoming Events

1. Up on the Roof

Join us for our Annual Summer Rooftop Party with cocktails and appetizers to raise money for the After School Programs of the Educational Alliance. You can also purchase raffle tickets to further support the After School Programs. Prizes include Soul Cycle, private lessons with a golf specialist, personal training and much more!

Buy entrance and raffle tickets here!

Event Chairs: Ilana Karpel and Dayna Morris. 

For further information contact Ilene at

2. Volunteer at Project ORE

Do you work or live near the East Village? We are certain this will be the best hour and half of your day.

Serve lunch and socialize with seniors at Project ORE: Spend time with seniors who are homeless or marginally housed, socially isolated and/or mentally ill.

Monday – Friday, 11:30 -1:00.

Come once or come regularly. Come by yourself and meet other volunteers or make it a team outing and bring your colleagues.

Must sign up, subject to availability, so please contact Amy Stollmack at 646-395-4089 or if you are interested.



Past Events

Lower East Side Multi Ethnic Food Tour

Thank you to all who attended our walking tour that highlighted the people, history, culture and food of the LES held on May 4.

Event Chairs: Cindy Berman and Rebecca Schumer.


Leading By Example: Finance & Philanthropy Salon

An engaging and enlightening conversation was held on November 20 with Alex Ehrlich, Global Head of Prime Brokerage at Morgan Stanley, and Akiva Katz, Co-Founder of Bow Street Hedge Fund.

Thank you to all who attended.

Event Chairs: Cindy Berman and Rebecca Schumer.

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EAYP held it's second annual Halloween Festival on Sunday, October 27th 2013 for 300 children who are part of our Preschool and Afterschool Programs.

Thanks to all the volunteers for their fabulous efforts with crafts, games, food and fun. A good time was had by all!

Event Chairs: Jennifer Berg and Steven Karpel 


Up on the Roof 2013 - Cocktail Party

Thanks to everyone who supported our summer event!
We raised $8,500 (which will be matched by a generous donor) to support the Educational Alliance's after school programs. 

For photo highlights from the event, click here!


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Click here for a slideshow of photos from past EAYP events!


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