Adela Cojab Moadeb

Published Author & Israel Activist

Speaker: Giving Students the Courage to Lead on Campus

Adela Cojab Moadeb is a recent NYU graduate, published author, and Israel activist. 

As a Student, she was president of Realize Israel, a Senator on NYU Student Government, Vice President of her sorority, AEPhi, and served as the official representative of Jewish Students at the United Nations.

Before graduating, Adela filed a Title VI complaint with the Office of Civil Rights against NYU for failing to protect the Jewish community from consistent harassment, making headlines in secular media like the New York Post and triggering similar lawsuits across US campuses. 

Her work has been recognized by national and international organizations, earning her designation as one of the Jewish Week’s 36 Under 36 Jewish Leaders of 2018. She is proud to continue her advocacy work as Northeast Coordinator for Maccabee Task Force.