Nora Blumenstein is a masters level social worker and certified 200-hr yoga teacher from Philadelphia. After graduating from the College of the Holy Cross, she served with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest in Sitka, AK where she began a career serving women. Nora has provided case management and counseling to women overcoming domestic violence
and sexual assault in Alaska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Belize. Most recently, she served as Program Director for Soroptimist International of the Americas/LiveYourDream.org, a global nonprofit serving women and girls overcoming poverty, violence, teen pregnancy, mental health and substance use obstacles. Nora lives in Portland, OR and is nourished by reading, travel, yoga, eating colorful fruits and veggies, and hiking and camping in old growth forests with her partner and her pup, Luna.