Friedman began working in the Athletic Department as the assistant volleyball coach in August 2005. She joined full time in February 2006 as the Department Administrator, and, in June 2011, was promoted to the Operations and Events Director. Her duties include, facility scheduling, facility maintenance, event management, as well as overseeing the equipment room and student employment in the building.
Friedman graduated from Brandeis in 2004 with a Bachelors Degree in American Studies, and received her Masters Degree in Project Management from the Brandeis Rabb School of Continuing Studies in 2010. As an undergrad at Brandeis, Friemdan was a four year member of the volleyball team, serving as captain her junior and senior year. She earned an Athletic Director Award as a senior.