About Kayla Joy

My name is Kayla Joy Sokoloff. I am currently living and working in Washington DC as the Bronfman Fellow at Hillel International.

My life has taken a completely different path than I ever could have expected, considering I started this journey as a dance major, but I have learned and slowly come to grips with the notion that things never turn out the way you plan, and I am eager to continue learning and growing through this process.

Welcome to my blog!


Started college, August 2011 as a Dance Major at the University of Texas!


Addressing House Representatives at a Youth Vote Roundtable. Thanks to Our Time and Ask Big Questions for the amazing opportunity!


Spent the summer interning in Washington, DC at Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life. Read about my experience here!


Traveled to Israel for the first time. Check out my experience here!


Served as a Peer Leadership Educator for the Leadership and Ethics Institute my Junior Year.


Traveled to Hungary and Romania over Spring Break 2014 for a Jewish Service Learning Trip.


Was chosen to co-chair Shabbat 500 for Spring 2015 with this lovely lady!


Graduated from the University of Texas with a BA in Government.


Moved to Washington, DC.


Attended the United State of Women Summit!



One thought on “About Kayla Joy

  1. Hi Kayla! I just read your 20something post and it was great! It’s awesome that you found a new career path but are still open to anything. 2 years is a long time, so definitely try to make the most of the rest of your college experience and enjoy it, and everything will work out! Keep it up and good luck!

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