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Erica Woda


Founder and Chief Executive Officer Erica Woda conceived the vision for Level The Field while teaching at a public school in the South Bronx. She taught elementary school for three years and earned her Master’s in Public Administration and Non-Profit Management from the NYU Wagner School of Public Service in 2009. Erica is an alumna of Columbia University where she played varsity soccer for

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Julia Nosov-Hoverman


Founder and Chief Operating Officer Julia Nosov-Hoverman grew up in Newton, Massachusetts and attended Bates College in Lewiston, Maine where she graduated with a BA in Economics. Julia currently works as a hedge fund analyst at Measurisk, a subsidiary of JP Morgan Chase in New York City. Having played soccer and basketball throughout high school, Julia was able to experience the advantages of participating

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Rachel Gerhardt

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Program Director and Founder, Boston Rachel grew up in Worcester, Massachusetts and graduated from Tufts University in Medford, MA with a BA in Child Development and Community Health. She played field hockey at Tufts where she captained the 2012 team to the NCAA Division 3 National Championship. Sports have always been a major part of her life, as her mom is a P.E. teacher

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Kyra Caldwell


Program Director, New York City Kyra grew up in Ypsilanti, Michigan and attended Columbia University, where she received her BA in Religion/Premedical Studies. While at Columbia, she captained the Track and Field team, obtained many Ivy-League Championship titles, and ranked among the top 25 in the Nation for the 400 meter Hurdles. Participation in both athletics and a college prep program similar to Level

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Board of Directors

We are in the process of restructuring our board of directors. If you are interested in serving on our board of directors please contact us. For a list of our current board members please click here to contact us.