Adina is passionate about addressing the world’s greatest challenges through innovative philanthropy and investment. Adina’s MBA studies focused on creating shared value through practices that enhance competitiveness while advancing social and economic improvements.
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, Adina 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 director of growth and resource development and at the Hadassah Medical Organization.
In 2010, Adina spent the greatest year of her life volunteering at the Agahozo Shalom Youth Village in Rwanda through the Jewish Service Corps program of the JDC and has continued to travel the world ever since. Adina enjoys applying what she has learned about social tourism to her work with various nonprofits and social businesses.