Leah Reiser

Program Director

Our Team

A social worker, educator, and performer, Leah brings a diverse professional background to her work at Resetting the Table. Most recently, Leah served as a clinical social worker in the Treatment Center for Trauma and Abuse at Westchester Jewish Community Services. Leah formerly worked as program director for LitWorld, a global literacy non-profit, building social-emotional literacy-based empowerment programming. In this role, Leah created and implemented arts- and mindfulness-based programming at the Hand in Hand School: Center for Jewish-Arab Education in Jerusalem. Leah holds an MSW from the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, where she graduated with honors, with an emphasis in Global Social Work and Practice with Immigrants and Refugees. She also has a professional background in theatre: she toured with the national Broadway production of Mamma Mia! and holds a BFA from The Boston Conservatory, where she graduated as salutatorian. Leah lives in Westchester, NY, with her husband, Daniel, and their two daughters.


Resetting the Table’s team also includes a roster of 30+ intensively trained facilitators who support small and large group discussions across the country.

Programs and Services

Common programs we bring to campuses and communities.

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Facilitation Training

Building a field of skilled practitioners.

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Convener Training

Teaching leaders to build a culture of dialogue and deliberation for their constituents.

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Resetting the American Table

Bridging American divides.

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