Ilana Matheson is....

outgoing, a critical thinker, and a proud cat mama

Her capstone explores the stories of six different Jewish individuals, each from a different continent. Using the stories she will design six Tzedakah boxes, traditional Jewish charity boxes, to represent these individuals and creatively tell their stories. By creating an exhibit of these unique and personal artifacts she will educate and expose people to Jewish traditions and the importance of charity.

She has worked at Habitat for Humanity, Apex Supply Chain Technologies, Forms & Surfaces, Hasbro.

"Through design, my minor in sociology, and my experience with non profit work throughout college I hope to constantly be having a positive impact in people’s lives."