Contact: Renee Young
Hadassah National Public Relations
March 26, 2019 - NEW YORK, NY – Anne Tishkoff has been named Director of Evolve Hadassah: The Young Women’s Network, a new department within the Member & Unit Services Division of Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. (HWZOA), according to Executive Director / CEO Janice Weinman.
Tishkoff’s duties and responsibilities, in collaboration with Evolve Hadassah Department Chair Stephanie Z. Bonder, include: to create and drive strategies to grow, engage, and retain young women through the development and implementation of programs and special events including the Hadassah Young Women’s Cabinet; the expansion of the partnership between the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP) and Hadassah; and the planning and execution of annual signature membership events.
Weinman states, “Anne Tishkoff will play a powerful role in attracting a new generation of members inspired by HWZOA’s commitment to women’s empowerment and the land and people of Israel. Through education and advocacy, and its support of medical care and research at Hadassah Medical Organization in Israel, HWZOA connects Jewish women to affect change, enhancing the lives of people in Israel, the United States and worldwide.”
Tishkoff was most recently Director, JNFuture, Lawyers & Doctors for Israel for the Jewish National Fund where she was responsible for building a leadership pipeline of young professionals. Under Tishkoff’s leadership, JNFuture grew to 25 communities around the country, dramatically increased their fundraising capability and expanded leadership development opportunities via conferences and trips to Israel. Prior to the JNF, Tishkoff held leadership positions at the Association of Junior Leagues international (AJLI), United Jewish Communities, the Association of Jewish Family and Children’s Agencies and Hillel.
Bonder enthuses, “Anne Tishkoff has brought a wonderful energy into Evolve Hadassah: The Young Women's Network. She has an excellent track record in engaging young women to other non-profit organizations and proven expertise in ‘best practices’ on how to attract a younger demographic to Hadassah.”
Tishkoff states, “I’m honored to join Hadassah in delivering our promise to connect and empower Jewish women to affect change, particularly in our work with younger women and the expansion of our next generation of Hadassah members and leadership.”
Anne Tishkoff received her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Boston University and her Master’s in Public Administration from George Washington University. She and her husband Avi Schaeffer have a son, Ezra.
Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. (HWZOA) is the largest Jewish women’s organization in the United States. With 300,000 members, associates and supporters Hadassah brings Jewish women together to effect change and advocate on critical issues such as women’s health equity and the security of Israel. Through the Hadassah Medical Organization's two hospitals, the world-renowned trauma center and the leading research facility in Jerusalem, Hadassah supports the delivery of exemplary patient care to over a million people every year. HMO serves without regard to race, religion or nationality and earned a Nobel Peace Prize nomination in 2005 for building “bridges to peace” through equality in medical treatment. For more information, visit www.hadassah.org.