Jewish News and The Well have partnered on an annual list of professional Jewish people under the age of 36. These people had made landmark contributions to their communities and to the world.
Casey Diskin was recently named on the list of 36 under 36.
Casey Diskin has made a tremendous impact in her community by helping children with disabilities. For her contributions, she has earned many distinguished titles and gained much recognition. Recently, she was named on a list of Jewish professionals under the age of 36 who are recognized for their impactful work in their communities.
The Detroit Jewish News partners with The Well every year to highlight 36 young professionals
In 2019, they named Casey Diskin as one of the top young Jewish professionals. Those who appear on the 36 under 36 are described by its publisher as go-getters, doers, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, activists, and community organizers who are featured in the year’s publication.
The Well, which is half of the governing body overseeing the professional list, is an inclusive Jewish community-building and spirituality-outreach initiative geared to the needs of millennials and the unaffiliated or under-affiliated in the Metro Detroit area. Representatives at The Well believe that Jewish ethics, values and spirituality can and should be directly applicable to our lives as part of a radically inclusive Jewish community. It is their hope that these elements should drive us to have a position impact.
Background about The Well
The Well was founded in 2015 and the 36 Under 36 was created only a couple of years later. Both are projects of the Lori Talsky Zekelman Fund at Temple Israel. It is the hope of their leaders that by highlighting young professionals. Casey Diskin inspires more people to get involved in community-centric Jewish living in Metro Detroit. They accomplish these goals through relationship building, network weaving and participant-driven programming among other outreaches.
Casey Diskin has helped uncover new solutions for children with autism and other developmental disorders. She completed her undergraduate program at Wayne StateUniversity and earned her master’s from Macquarie University. Today, she provides support to families with children who have challenging behaviors. She advocates for children in schools, helps families secure insurance coverage for therapeutic services.