Shari Edelstein’s experience is varied and complimentary and includes over twenty years as a foundation professional and executive director, organizational consultant, project manager and community volunteer. She has worked for a variety of organizations including 18 Pomegranates,Maryland Association for Nonprofits, the New Israel Fund, the Jewish Agency for Israel, and UJF of Greater Pittsburgh (UJF). Before switching to the philanthropic and nonprofit sector, Shari practiced law in Israel and the US. She is a critical thinker with the ability to translate and implement vision into reality through a creative and strategic process with an emphasis on collaboration between stakeholders. Shari lives in Colorado with
her husband, two sons and the family dog.