Upstart Bay Area inspires and empowers leaders to dream, build, and grow bold initiatives that enhance the vitality of Jewish life.
We envision a world where Jewish communities are thriving hubs of innovation, creating a more just, vibrant, and inclusive future.
Our core values are:
Empathy: We tap into the hearts and minds of those we serve, inspiring breakthrough solutions rooted in the needs of our community.
Optimism: We view the world through the frame of possibility, transforming challenges into opportunities to create a better path forward.
Collaboration: We imagine, together. We believe that the collective wisdom, vision and hard work of our network will lead us to a thriving Jewish future.
Risk-taking: We take bold, intentional risks, encourage experimentation, and embrace failure as a learning opp