Women's Philanthropy Cabinet & Mission Statement

  • Nancy Cohen

    Women's Philanthropy Chair


Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven strives to engage all women across a broad spectrum of age, geography, Jewish observance and philanthropic ability to be a welcoming, accessible, educated and supportive community.

Women’s Philanthropy seeks to accomplish its mission by:

  • Being open to all women who share a commitment to support the Jewish community locally, in Israel and globally

  • Offering a full calendar of educational, social and fundraising events

  • Collaborating to support community partners by identifying and addressing needs and opportunities

  • Raising more than $1 million annually in support of the Jewish Federation’s Annual Campaign


Dana Schwartz, Lion of Judah Chair

Betsy Flaherty, Pomegranate Chair

Stacey Trachten, LOJE Chair

Judy Skolnick, Events Chair

Nicki Golos, Shalom Baby Co-Chair

Shelley Kier, Shalom Baby Co-Chair


Barbara Berg

Betsy Hoos

Anna Merin

Sami Merit

Lauren Faith Miller

Emily Sandberg

Robyn Teplitzky

Ana White

Leslie Zackin