Linda Maurice serves as the Director of the Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) at Nova Southeastern University. She is a former television news producer who has worked for news organizations in New York, Washington, and Jerusalem including: NBC, CNN, CBC, The Jerusalem Post, and The Jerusalem Report. During the mid-1990's, Ms. Maurice worked with Israel's Foreign Ministry training outgoing diplomats in effective public speaking and interview techniques. She still occasionally contributes op-eds or articles for local and international publications. Since moving to South Florida in 2000, Ms. Maurice has worked in public relations, marketing, media training and public speaking. She coordinates and teaches media education classes to youth and adults. She joined the LLI in 2007 as its community relations manager and became director in 2010. Maurice has a BA in psychology from Brandeis University and an MA in cross-disciplinary studies at Nova Southeastern University.