Roben Smolar—Director of Communications
Roben is the Director of Communications for the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Philanthropic Network. Based in the Atlanta office, Roben oversees strategic communications and brand management for Schusterman’s global network of philanthropic initiatives, including the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, Schusterman Foundation-Israel, ROI Community and Reality. She is responsible for driving a holistic network-wide narrative and tactical communications plan that advances key issues, support multiple initiatives, and connect various teams and programs around the world through thought leadership, traditional and social media, special campaigns and other activities.
Prior to joining Schusterman, Roben worked at Designkitchen where she specialized in digital marketing and branding efforts. She also has extensive editorial experience and has published numerous articles on various topics of importance to the Jewish community.
Roben holds a Masters of Science degree in Journalism from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. A native of Chicago, she is excited to be living in Atlanta. where she can explore the South while running outside in winter and discovering new yoga studios.
Post by this team member
- March 29th, 2013 - The Promise of Passover
- May 31st, 2012 - Celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month
- October 10th, 2011 - Rules of Engagement: Lessons in Leadership, Part II
- October 7th, 2011 - Rules of Engagement: Lessons in Leadership, Part I
- April 12th, 2011 - In Case You Missed It: Footage from 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference
- March 14th, 2011 - Jewish New Media Innovation Fund: And the Grants Go to …
- March 11th, 2011 - Vibing with the Tribe at a Festivus for the Rest of Us!
- February 10th, 2011 - Gatherings & Events: Middle East Briefing with David Makovsky
- January 18th, 2011 - Top 10 Reasons to Go to the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference!
- December 15th, 2010 - Reflections on Rebuilding Jewish Communities Through Young Adult Engagement
- December 1st, 2010 - Sandy Cardin Joins Charlie Schusterman in Ranks of ZBT Brothers!
- November 22nd, 2010 - Check Out Our Indian Shabbat Dinner with Moishe House DC!
- November 7th, 2010 - Gatherings & Events: The 2010 GA is Underway …
- October 29th, 2010 - Gleaning: From Field Fresh to Fresh Feast
- August 25th, 2010 - Still Connected: American Jewish Attitudes About Israel