Adina Kanefield

Adina is responsible for building support for the Library through partnerships, programs, and community outreach. In addition to running a nonprofit consulting practice focusing on strategic growth and resource development, Adina has served in a variety of leadership positions at both board and professional levels, including as the Deputy Director of the Edlavitch DCJCC, the Director of Institutional Advancement at the Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital, and the Deputy Director of the Center for Israel Studies at American University. Adina transitioned to the nonprofit world after practicing regulatory and employment law for the federal government and in the private sector. Adina graduated from The George Washington University School of Law, where she served on the Law Review.  She received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in a joint degree, summa cum laude from Emory University where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.