The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York (JWFNY) has selected Jamie Allen Black as its new Executive Director. Jamie will be responsible for the Foundation’s overall management and operations and for the development and implementation of fundraising, advocacy, and grantmaking strategies. She will begin her new position on May 31, 2016.
Jamie brings more than 25 years of nonprofit leadership experience to the Foundation, most recently as the Director of Strategic Initiatives at Big Tent Judaism. There, she worked with the staff and Board to create inclusive and diverse Jewish communities throughout North America. Jamie also served as the Director of Strategic Planning, Communications and Training at Hadassah, where she mentored and trained professionals and Board members with development portfolios and created and implemented a multi-year strategic fundraising plan with innovative strategies for increasing donor participation.