Adina is a Program Officer on the Schusterman Family Philanthropies – Israel team, where she manages grants. She is passionate about addressing the world’s greatest challenges through innovative philanthropy and investment.
Adina served as the Director of Tel Aviv Programming for Young Judaea & FZY Year Course, a gap year program focused on Judaism, innovation, social action and pluralism in Israel. At Young Judaea, she led the transition of Year Course to its new home in the center of Tel Aviv’s Montefiore neighborhood, and spent her time developing mutually beneficial partnerships with local government, universities, nonprofits and businesses. Adina taught and developed seminars and courses on Jewish philanthropy, marginalized communities in Israel, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and social activism. Before joining Young Judaea, Adina worked for The Abraham Fund Initiatives as the Director of Growth and Resource Development, and at the Hadassah Medical Organization as the Resource Development Coordinator.
Adina’s studies for her Master of Business Administration focused on creating shared values through practices that enhance competitiveness while advancing social and economic improvements. In 2010, Adina spent the greatest year of her life volunteering at the Agahozo Shalom Youth Village in Rwanda through the JDC’s Jewish Service Corps program, and has continued to travel the world ever since.