Heidi Hookman Brodsky received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her juris doctor degree from American University's Washington College of Law. She has worked as a community volunteer and organizer for the past 20 years. In 2014, Heidi received the JCC Association of North America Esther Leah Ritz award for notable emerging leaders. She has worked for D.C. Volunteer Lawyers Project representing the best interests of children and women in the Washington D.C Superior Court.
Heidi has held leadership roles in several organizations including serving on the board of trustees of The Mead Center for American Theater in Washington D.C. She has worked extensively on behalf of Jewish Agencies in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area including The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, The Jewish Foundation for Group Homes, and Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. She has been on the Board of Directors of the Bender JCC of Greater Washington since 2009 and currently holds the position of Board Chair of the Bender JCC.