Dorrit Geshuri

Executive Director

Dorrit Geshuri has decades of experience in nonprofit management, working with numerous Bay Area organizations such as The Center for Nonviolent Communication, The Writing Salon, Yavneh Day School, and KlezCalifornia. In 2013, Dorrit launched her own company, Space Rocket Consulting, to improve the operations of small businesses by creating and implementing robust financial and administrative systems. She holds academic degrees in microbiology and biochemistry. Her parents immigrated from Israel to California in 1960 and Dorrit speaks conversational Hebrew.

In her younger years, Dorrit satisfied her wanderlust by living in various places around the globe like Mexico, Israel, New York City, Alaska, London, and SeattleShe finally settled in Berkeley, where she’s been in the same cozy apartment for the last twenty years. If you ever visit, you might catch her humming a klezmer tune or muttering in Yiddish, or you might get a glimpse of her vintage sewing machines and vinyl record collection.

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