Shira Hecht-Koller, is an educational entrepreneur, attorney and writer.  She is currently Director of Education for 929 English, an educational start-up and global platform for the study of Tanakh. She brings with her over fifteen years of experience teaching Jewish Studies and designing interdisciplinary curricula in the classroom and immersive learning environments. She has taught at North Shore Hebrew Academy, SARHS, and at Drisha, where she directed the Dr. Beth Samuels High School Fellowship Program, and she has practiced corporate IP law at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. She teaches, writes and speaks globally on topics of Bible, Jewish law, family life and creativity. She is the author, together with Hanoch Piven, of Dream Big, Laugh Often: And More Great Advice from the Bible (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, forthcoming 2023) and her photography illustrates The Jewish Journey Haggadah. She was a Paradigm Fellow at the Paideia Institute of Jewish Studies in Stockholm, a Fellow in M2’s Jewish Pedagogies Fellowship and sits on the advisory board of Grow Torah. She holds a JD from Cardozo School of Law, and is a graduate of the Bruriah Scholars Talmud program at Midreshet Lindenbaum. She is an avid tennis fan and loves hiking and exploring the world with her partner Aaron and children Dalya, Shachar, Amitai and Aiden.