Aviva Paley is a passionate social entrepreneur with professional experience in marrying a social mission with proven business driven strategies. In 2014 Aviva became a founding team member of Kitchens for Good, a social enterprise catering operation that provides culinary job training for the unemployed, while simultaneously transforming surplus produce into nutritious meals for the hungry. Aviva serves as the Senior Director overseeing all job training, hunger relief, and food rescue programs, as well as managing the marketing and fundraising efforts for Kitchens for Good. Aviva has been chosen for several prestigious awards and fellowships including Food Tanks list of 20 Food Leaders Under 40, The UC Global Food Initiative’s 30 under 30 Food Leaders Award, The ROI Fellowship, and the Arianne de Rothschild Fellowship.
Prior to joining Kitchens for Good, Aviva was a Food Justice Fellow at the Leichtag Foundation and Communications Coordinator at the Johns Hopkins Center for Livable Future.