Shira Lankin Sheps is a writer, photographer, and clinically trained therapist. She is the creator and publisher of The Layers Project Magazine, an online magazine that explores in-depth insights into the challenges and triumphs of the lives of Jewish women. She is passionate about creating spaces for stories that need to be told and changing the dialogue around stigmatized topics. Her first book is "Layers: Personal Narratives of Struggle, Resilience, and Growth From Jewish Women," published by Toby Press in 2021. Shira lives in Jerusalem with her husband and children.