Malky Schlieffer graduated Brooklyn College with a B.A. in psychology. She worked at JASA and at Beth Israel Medical Center prior to raising her family. In 2009, Malky began working at Shulamith School for Girls of Brooklyn as a substitute teacher, and in 2012 she became an assistant teacher in the Nursery. She has been a parent of Shulamith since 2003 with 2 daughters who have graduated Shulamith High School and currently has 2 other daughters in the middle school.