Esther Hurh

Anti-Defamation League - Trainer & Consultant


Quick Bio

Esther Hurh is a highly seasoned education program consultant, curriculum developer, and trainer with 20 years of experience in project development and management involving civil rights, diversity and inclusion, Holocaust education, and bullying prevention.

In addition to Echoes and Reflections, Esther has also worked with other well-respected organizations including: Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME), and Prevent School Violence Illinois (PSVI).

Previously, Esther was the Director of the Training & Curriculum Department in the National Education Division of the Anti-Defamation League, a national civil rights and human relations organization. She oversaw the development of award-winning educational training programs and curriculum materials addressing bias, discrimination, and bullying. She has authored a number of curriculum and journal articles focused on these topics, and has traveled all over the country and internationally to train others on the delivery and practice of diversity and inclusion programs and principles.

Esther received an Ed.M. in Human Development and Psychology at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a B.A. in Political Science at Northwestern University. She is currently a board member of KAN-WIN, an Asian American organization focused on stopping domestic violence and sexual assault, and a member of the Elementary Educator Advisory Board of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. She currently resides in Chicago, IL with her husband and two children.

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