Ma'ayan Stutman-Shaw

2020-21 Rising Voices Fellow Ma'ayan Stutman-Shaw

Ma'ayan Stutman-Shaw is a junior at Georgetown Day School in Washington, DC, where she is the head of the Jewish student coalition, a tutor for “Tuesday Night Tutoring,” and an active participant in Fata Morgana, her school’s dance company. Ma'ayan also organizes her school’s Summit on Sexual Assault and Consent every year. She reminisces often about her time on Tichon Ramah Yerushalayim, Ramah's Israel semester abroad program, and her eight meaningful years at Camp Havaya. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her friends, listening to podcasts, and making intricate friendship bracelets.

Blog Posts

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Injustice in the Justice System: An Inside Look at the US District Court House

Ma'ayan Stutman-Shaw

As an intern at the US District Court House, I recognized a pattern, both in the cases that were brought forth and in the defendants’ backgrounds.

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Heather Booth and The Jane Collective: Judaism in Pursuit of Justice

Ma'ayan Stutman-Shaw

Recently, I’ve found hope in the work of a Jewish feminist icon whose pro-choice activism is awe-inspiring: Heather Booth.

Maya Stutman-Shaw Wearing Tefillin with a Friend at the Western Wall

My "Girl Power" Tefillin Journey: Wearing Davening Attire as a Girl

Ma'ayan Stutman-Shaw

One day, I hope to walk into an egalitarian Jewish space with my tallit on my shoulders and my kippah on my head.

Topics: Feminism, Ritual


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Jewish Women's Archive. "Ma'ayan Stutman-Shaw." (Viewed on May 19, 2024) <>.