Prior to joining GHC, John co-created the Global Justice Fellowship at American Jewish World Service (AJWS), training leaders to organize their communities in support of US policy change to advance the rights of women and LGBT people in the Global South. Before AJWS, John coordinated the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, an immersive learning program for graduate students. Previously, John worked as an Outward Bound lead instructor for struggling adolescents and as a group challenge facilitator at Seeds of Peace, supporting young people from regions in conflict as they developed as leaders. John also spent time teaching English in Costa Rica as a WorldTeach educator. He earned his B.A. in Government and Religious Studies from Cornell University. John lives in New York City with his partner and two children.