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Caryn Roman, Director of Jewish Family Life

Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Caryn is a graduate of Boston University (with a detour at the University of Haifa) and holds an MPA from NYU's Wagner School of Public Service. She recently completed her master's degree in Jewish Education at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Manhattan. Prior to joining the team at the Y, Caryn spent more than a decade working with Jewish youth in year-round and summer camp settings.


Caryn is a voracious reader and can frequently be found attending Broadway shows or riding her bike around Brooklyn. She plays guitar and has extensive experience leading groups of all ages in song.