Fraidy Aber is the Director of Education and Public Programs at The Contemporary Jewish Museum where she oversees school, teacher, teen, family, access and public programs helping realize the Museum's mission to engage people of all ages and backgrounds in exploring Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. Award winning programs include 2014 Excellence in Education Award from California Association of Museums for the Museum’s citywide student bookmaking competition, Access Programs recognition from Support for Families of Children with Disabilities, and a 2016 published case study from the Wallace Foundation on family engagement. Fraidy created the Museum’s JET Teacher Institute, as well as the Zim Zoom Family Room. She has formally served as Executive Director of the Vail Symposium in Colorado and Director of Education and Public Programs at Hudson River Park in New York City. Fraidy holds a Bachelor’s in Biology from Cornell University.