Jordanna Flores, Camp Director
Jordanna is thrilled to be back in Jewish Camping after helping to run the School of Education at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion’s Los Angeles campus and directing the Los Angeles Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning. Jordanna was the Director of Camp Alonim and holds Masters Degrees in Jewish Education and in Jewish Nonprofit Management from HUC-JIR.
Jordanna is married to Aaron and they have twins, Reuben and Shira. She loves reality TV, sewing and she is an expert at identifying Jelly Belly flavors.
Rachel Shapiro, Assistant Camp Director
Rachel Shapiro is thrilled to join the Sci-Tech family as assistant director of Sci-Tech West. As a woman in STEM and a product of URJ camping, she is ready to combine her passions in order to make the Sci-Tech West dream come to life. She has spent five of the past six years at the URJ Kutz Camp, serving as the RA Coordinator before coming to Sci-Tech East in 2017 as the program director.
Rachel graduated in 2017 from Northeastern University magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. She has experience working as a product development engineer on medical devices, research engineer on drug delivery devices, and a pharmaceutical consultant at McKinsey & Co. During her time at Northeastern, she was a founding member of the on-campus product development studio, an executive board member of the society of women engineers chapter, a tour guide, and a biomedical researcher.
Rachel spends her free time exploring new yoga studios, travelling, and SCUBA diving. She loves meeting new people and sharing her love for STEM with others.