Board Member, Co-founder
David Balashinsky is originally from Queens, New York. He holds degrees in Arts (Special Honors Curriculum: Women’s Studies, History and Philosophy) and Science (Physical Therapy) from Hunter College, CUNY. He continues to work as a physical therapist in inpatient rehabilitation helping patients with strokes and other debilitating conditions regain their functional mobility. He lives near the Finger Lakes region of New York on farmland that he is restoring to its natural state, having planted, to date, well over 250 trees. He also maintains a blog in which writes about gender, bodily autonomy and politics. His writing has been translated into Icelandic and Danish and published internationally. David also currently serves on the Board of Directors and Advisors of Doctors Opposing Circumcision and on the Leadership Team for Bruchim, an organization dedicated to creating welcoming spaces for Jews who opt out of circumcision.