Caren Keller joined Central Synagogue’s staff as assistant director in June of 2010. She previously worked as a consultant with a focus on organizational development, project management and educational outreach for numerous for profit and nonprofit organizations. She worked for the Anti-Defamation League first as the Assistant Director for the North Texas/Oklahoma regional office and then for 6 years as the national director of A World of Difference, a media and education program that combined media outlets with schools and community organizations in a collaborative effort to combat prejudice. Caren also has worked as an elementary and middle school teacher, as a parenting educator and life coach. She currently sits on the board and is the co-chair of the grants committee for The Lenny Zakim Fund in Boston, a fund that provides support to nonprofit organizations that typically fall beneath the radar of traditional funders.