(February 28, 2023, New York, JNS Wire) Veteran fundraising executive Wilhelmina Waldman has been appointed philanthropic officer of American Friends of the Hebrew University’s Northeast Region. She will be located in the New York office.
Waldman has more than 20 years of management experience specializing in philanthropy and strategic planning. She will work with the existing Northeast team, reporting to regional executive director Maura Milles.
“Wilhelmina is a seasoned philanthropic executive who will be an excellent addition to our Northeast Region team,” says Milles. “We welcome her to AFHU and look forward to her significant contributions to our organization.”
Prior to joining AFHU, Wilhelmina served as the founding executive director of Well/Beings, a next-gen nonprofit focused on climate change. Prior to that, she was vice president of philanthropy for the ASPCA. In addition, Waldman has worked for a variety of Jewish and Israeli organizations throughout her career and currently serves on the advisory board of JIFA (Jewish Initiative for Animals).
Waldman earned an MBA from New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service and a B.A. in international relations with a focus on Middle Eastern and Judaic studies from The George Washington University. She lives with her family in Glen Ridge, N.J.