Liana Smolover-Bord

2020-21 Rising Voices Fellow Liana Smolover-Bord

Liana Smolover-Bord is a senior at Georgetown Day School in Washington DC. At school, Liana is Director of the Student Action Committee, Opinions Editor of the newspaper, and a senior leader of the Sexual Assault and Consent Summit. Outside of school, Liana leads GTG-Tech, a non-profit assisting seniors with technology. She serves as the Religious and Cultural Vice President of her synagogue’s youth group and directs the synagogue’s junior choir. Following her participation in an ACLU fellowship in 2019, Liana was selected as an ACLU Democracy Summer Fellow for 2020. She is captain of her school’s tennis and softball teams and loves reading and writing.

Blog Posts

Image of a march at Amsterdam pride: figure holding up sign that reads: "Rainbow Capitalism = Queer Erasure"

The Dangers of Rainbow Capitalism

Liana Smolover-Bord

Is corporate support during June really "Pride," or is it just commodification of queer culture to bolster capitalism?

Photo of Mollie Steimer with Lined Background

Mollie Steimer: Finding a Radical Approach to the American Criminal Justice System

Liana Smolover-Bord

Mollie Steimer dedicated her life to advocating for prisoners. Though we’ll likely never fully live up to her anarchist ideals, we can fight for radical solutions.

 “Robe Poème, L’Ange a Glissé…” by Sonia Delaunay, 1922

A Jewish Feminist and a Feminist Jew

Liana Smolover-Bord

Judith Plaskow said, “I am not a Jew in the synagogue and a feminist in the world."

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Liana Smolover-Bord." (Viewed on June 19, 2021) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/smolover-bord-liana>.