Rella Kaplowitz is the Senior Program Officer for Evaluation and Learning at the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation. Rella helps to make sure the Foundation has the right information to gain insights to inform its work, and works with grantees and partners to enhance their capacity for data, metrics, strategy, performance and evaluation. Rella is the author of the Schusterman Foundation’s Data Playbook, an online resource for organizations looking to enhance their use of data for decision-making and storytelling.
In a volunteer capacity, Rella is a board member of Elijah’s Journey, a Jewish non-profit based in New York that promotes mental health and suicide awareness in the Jewish community. Rella also serves as a peer support counselor for the National Capital Region chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Rella holds a degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and is a Six Sigma Green Belt. Rella lives in Washington, DC with her husband, Avi, and children, Ronen and Tali.