Sharon Weiss-Greenberg is a respected fundraising consultant and Jewish educator and leader who has spent her career working to build and strengthen Jewish communities around the world. With over two decades of experience in the education and non-profit sector, she has become known for her strategic thinking, exceptional communication skills, passion and ability to cultivate relationships.
After completing her undergraduate studies at Stern College for Women, Sharon earned her MA from Azrieli Graduate School and PhD in Education and Jewish Studies from NYU as a Davidson Scholar. She also earned a Certificate in Executive Leadership from Columbia University. She began her career working in various educational roles including Yeshiva University High School for Girls and Rosh Mosh (Head of Camp) at Camp Stone. She served as the first Orthodox woman chaplain at Harvard University and OU JLIC.
Sharon successfully increased annually giving at JOFA by 60% when she served as Executive Director and the sole professional fundraiser. Since then, she has helped other organizations and institutions grow their budgets, visions and missions as a fundraising consultant. She has worked with a diverse range of clients, from small start-ups to large international organizations.
In addition to her work as a consultant, Weiss-Greenberg is an active Jewish leader and advocate. She has been recognized by the New York Jewish Week as one of the 36 to watch and by the Jewish Forward as one of the Forward 50 Influential Jews. She is also a frequent speaker and writer on topics related to Jewish feminism, abuse, philanthropy, and leadership.