Linda (Hirsch) Markowitz brings over 30 years of experience in advertising and public relations to her job at the Kollel. A native of Long Island, New York, she attended Bard College where she graduated with honors, majoring in Language and Literature. She went on to pursue a career as a freelance writer, graphic designer and teacher. Jewish organizations who have benefited from her PR skills have included Agudas Israel, Aish HaTorah, Block Yeshiva High School, Chabad, Epstein Hebrew Academy, Esther Miller Bais Yaakov, Jewish Federation, The Jewish Light, U. City Shul and the Vaad Hoeir of St. Louis. She and her family urrently reside in University City, Missouri. Her favorite activities include working out, playing mah jongg, reading Shakespearean plays and listening to classic rock.