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Jamie Allen Black

New York, New York
Jamie Allen Black, Chief Executive Officer of the Jewish Women’s Foundation, oversees all activities of the Foundation including grantmaking, development, advocacy, and operations. She has shepherded the organization into a new strategic direction – supporting Jewish women social entrepreneurs and leaders who are using a gender and Jewish lens to solve intractable problems facing women and girls throughout the world. She brings more than 25 years of nonprofit leadership experience to the Foundation and has a long history of promoting inclusive, diverse Jewish communities and mentoring lay leaders and professionals in leading through authenticity. In 2015, Jamie co-founded, with Naomi Eisenberger of The Good People Fund, Ta’amod: Stand Up! – the Jewish communal action to create safe respectful workplaces that are ethical and compassionate. Jamie graduated from New York University from which she was awarded the NYU Dean’s Alumni Award for Humanitarianism in 2010. She is a Board Member of the Elizabeth A. MacDonald Foundation and sings in the Community Choir at Central Synagogue.