Shana Gee-Cohen begins her role as A Wider Bridge’s Director of Programs and Development on January 3rd. Shana is an experienced Jewish communal professional with over six years in the field. Her passion for development and fundraising began immediately after grad school when she returned to her hometown of Minnetonka, Minnesota and served as the Young Leadership Director at the Minneapolis Jewish Federation.
Prior to joining A Wider Bridge, Shana worked for Keshet, a national organization working for full LGBTQ equality and inclusion in Jewish life, in the role of Development Manager. A magna cum laude graduate of Temple University, Shana received her Master’s in Social Policy and Practice from the University of Pennsylvania, with a focus on social justice and anti-oppression education. She is also a member of the Schusterman ROI Community.
Shana lives in Los Angeles with her spouse and two tiny dogs Scout and Tootsie. She likes to live her life with an unwavering commitment to feminism, farmers’ markets, and almond milk lattes.