Esther Fass was born and raised in Brooklyn New York to a Deaf Jewish Family, she grew up living the fast-paced life of a New Yorker. Esther relocated to Washington, DC for postsecondary education, she obtained a Bachelors’ in Interpretation from Gallaudet University, subsequently with a CDI certification and a Masters’ degree in interpretation. Esther currently is a project director with Activating Change’s Expanding Deaf Advocacy Program area.