Sheila Katz

Chief Executive Officer at National Council of Jewish Women, Inc.

Sheila Katz

Sheila Katz

Chief Executive Officer at National Council of Jewish Women, Inc.

Biography

Sheila Katz

Sheila Katz leads a network of 90,000 members and supporters across the U.S. who are living out their Jewish values and turning their progressive ideals into action.

Sheila most recently served as Hillel International’s vice president for student engagement and leadership and was the youngest-ever VP in the organization’s history. Sheila will bring to NCJW significant experience developing strategies and building coalitions that drive a wider moment.

During her 12 years at Hillel, Sheila engaged Jewish students and professionals around the world through programs including “Ask Big Questions,” a national initiative she co-founded and directed, which helps guide students through conversations to help them understand themselves and others. She also spearheaded MitzVote, Hillel’s non-partisan civic engagement campaign that helped almost 19,000 students register to vote or request absentee ballots leading up to the 2018 midterm elections.

In 2014, Sheila was appointed by the White House to committees advising President Obama on higher education and women’s rights. She is a longtime advocate for equal pay and mentors young women on the issue. In addition, she is a strong voice for survivors of sexual assault and an activist fighting for inclusion for people with disabilities.

Sheila is currently on the executive committee of a national coalition of over 100 Jewish organizations working to promote safety, respect, and equity in Jewish communal spaces. She holds an M.S. in teaching from Pace University and B.A. in politics from Ithaca College. She is a proud alumna of the Wexner Foundation Field Fellowship and Teach for America.

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National Council of Jewish Women, Inc.

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President at National Council of Jewish Women, Inc.

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Former Chair, Development at The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

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Executive Director at National Council of Jewish Women, Inc.

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Chief Policy Officer at National Council of Jewish Women, Inc.

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Judicial Nominations Campaign Manager at National Council of Jewish Women, Inc.

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Director, Development at National Council of Jewish Women, Inc.

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Director, Israel POL/Program at National Council of Jewish Women, Inc.

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Director of Membership & Communications at National Council of Jewish Women, Inc.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at National Council of Jewish Women, Inc.

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Director of Israel Office at National Council of Jewish Women, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at National Council of Jewish Women, Inc.
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Chief Executive Officer
2019 - Current

National Council of Jewish Women, Inc. engages in promoting social justice for women, children, and families. It involves in combatting sex trafficking and promoting equal pay for women, voting rights, advocating for a fair and independent judiciary, immigrant rights and protecting reproductive health, and rights and justice. The company was founded by Hannah G. Solomon in 1893 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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