Wendy Herschman, Executive Director (wendy@theredshoes.org)

Wendy has been our Executive Director since 2007. Before coming to The Red Shoes, she was the Director of Education for Congregation B'nai Israel. Originally from New Orleans, she has resided in Baton Rouge for 40 years. Wendy has 4 grown children, 5 grandchildren and the dog of her dreams.

Lilia Kapsali-Grant, Assistant Program Director 


Lilia is originally from the island of Cyprus, and a resident of Baton Rouge since 2014. She has an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences and a Master’s in Outdoor Environmental Education, from the University of Edinburgh. She is interested in the intersection between education, ecology, art and psychology. Lilia enjoys walking in nature, gardening and spending time with family and friends.