Cindy Chazan is Vice President for The Wexner Foundation. In this capacity, she facilitates collaborations among the Wexner Leadership constituencies in North America and in Israel, develops Partnership Communities for the Wexner Heritage Program and engages Jewish communities in greater leadership development activities. Cindy Chazan is based in the New York office of the Foundation. Prior to coming to the Foundation, she was the Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford. She holds a B.A. in Jewish Studies from McGill University and an M.A. in Contemporary Jewish Studies from Brandeis University.
Ms. Chazan is a founding Board Member of Advancing Women Professionals and the Jewish Community and is a board member of the Jewish Funders Network. She is the recipient of The Louis Kraft award for Professional Leadership awarded by the Jewish Communal Service Association of North America; the Bernard Reisman Award for Professional Excellence from Brandeis University’s Hornstein Program; and the Mandelkorn Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Jewish Community Organization Professionals of North America.