National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) welcomes Pamela Goldstein, as their new Director of Advancement. Pamela brings over 30 years of development experience from nonprofit organizations across social service, healthcare, reproductive rights, and Jewish philanthropy. She has a strong track record building fundraising programs from the ground up across all areas of development. Pamela deeply respects NCJW’s work and is excited to combine her professional experience and her passions, specifically in advocacy of reproductive health and abortion rights and in support of other pressing issues that are impacting the lives of women, children, and families.
Most recently, Pamela served as the Director of Advancement at the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR). From 2018-2021 Pamela served as the Director of Development at Central Synagogue in New York City. She has also held integral roles in fundraising and development for the Congregation Agudath Israel in Caldwell, New Jersey, the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ, and the Trinitas Health Foundation in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Pamela earned her B.A. in Psychology and History from the University of Pennsylvania.
In her new role at NCJW, Pamela will serve as a key member of NCJW’s senior management team helping to drive strategy and execute change. She will be responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive development strategy that will sustain the organization for the future by hitting ambitious fundraising goals to drive justice and equity. Pamela will lead the Development team at NCJW and collaborate with committed lay leadership. As a strong volunteer manager, Pamela looks forward to building trusting partnerships with NCJW’s loyal advocates across more than 50 Sections nationwide and in the broader reproductive health and Jewish philanthropic communities.
About National Council of Jewish Women
For 130 years, National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) has boldly imagined a world that values and supports women, children, and families and has had a role in the passage of every major piece of civil rights and economic justice legislation in the United States. Today, NCJW advances its mission through 50 local nonprofit sections across the country on issues ranging from advancing reproductive health rights, and justice, protecting and promoting the vote, pushing for fair, independent, and qualified judges on federal courts, and building the feminist field in Israel.
NCJW is a faith-based, grassroots, nonpartisan organization that combines community organizing, education, direct service, and advocacy to make change. The organization has over 50 local 501c3 sections in 30 states, and more than 210,000 advocates. NCJW is the fastest growing Jewish legacy organization in the country because of the Jewish and feminist framework used to respond to the greatest challenges facing women and children today. NCJW proudly holds lead roles in many diverse coalitions and networks nationally and locally.