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Ahbra Schiff is proud to be a sober member of Alcoholics Anonymous, a mom, and part of Leonard Buschel’s Writer’s In Treatment, and the media produced under its auspices.“My life has changed because of sobriety and one of the best things I do now is to work with young women who are in the county’s juvenile detention centers.” This is not her first time in production as Ahbra is credited with co-producing her three amazing children, Joshua, 26, Jordyn, 23 and Ellie, 16 — a job which also allowed her to get her feet wet in Operations and Outreach. Prior to that, she studied at various citadels of higher education including Hobart/William Smith in Geneva, NY, UCLA, CSUN and both Pierce and Santa Monica City College—but she considers her alma mater to be Tarzana Treatment Center.

Q. If you are in recovery, what was your DOC and when did you discontinue its use?
A. Methamphetamine and cocaine, (alcohol, too, we all start somewhere) my sobriety date is 12.21.15

Q. Do you believe leaders are made or born?
A. Both—some qualities are innate, but they still have to be nurtured

Q. Which film have you watched the most?
A. Probably Finding Nemo, or Shrek—I have kids!

Q. Who is your favorite celebrity in recovery?
A. Russell Brand

Q. If you ever retire, would you prefer to live by the ocean, lake, river, or mountaintop, or penthouse?
A. In the woods, I love trees and flowers

Q. What is your favorite hotel or resort?
A. The Oberoi hotels in India-spectacular beyond belief

Q. If you were giving a dinner party for your 3 favorite authors, Living or dead, who would they be? (you can choose 4 if you think one might be too drunk or stoned to attend.)
A. CS Lewis, Michael Chabon, Ann Patchett

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