Maura Milles has been promoted to executive director of the American Friends of the Hebrew University Northeast Region

American Friends of the Hebrew University (AFHU) announces two executive appointments in its Northeast Region office located in New York City.

Maura Milles was promoted to Executive Director of the AFHU Northeast Region in September 2022. The region encompasses the tri-state New York Area and the northeastern states.

Milles is a fundraising leader with more than 20 years of experience in higher education, arts and culture, healthcare, and social change organizations. Prior to joining AFHU in 2015, she worked with organizations including NYU Langone Medical Center, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Jewish Museum. Milles received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Boston University and attended Tel Aviv University’s Overseas Student Program.

Also joining the Northeast Region office is Robin Milich as senior philanthropic officer. Prior to joining AFHU, Milich served as the New York Tri-State executive director for the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science. Prior to that, she was president of the NYC-SNY and LI Chapters of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society where she worked for 20 years.

Robin Milich joins American Friends of the Hebrew University as senior philanthropic officer in the Northeast Region.

Milich earned master’s degrees in social work and public health from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from SUNY Binghamton. She resides in Morristown, New Jersey with her family.

“We’re pleased to enrich our presence in the Northeast Region with two highly talented individuals eager to engage our existing donor base and expand support for the Hebrew University of Jerusalem,” says AFHU CEO Josh Rednik. “Maura and Robin are a great team and I look forward to working with them.”

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About the Hebrew University of Jerusalem The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is Israel's leading academic and research institution. Serving some 24,000 students from 80 countries, it produces a third of Israel’s civilian research and is ranked 12th worldwide in biotechnology patent filings and commercial development. Faculty and alumni of the Hebrew University have won eight Nobel Prizes and a Fields Medal. For more information about the Hebrew University, please visit About American Friends of the Hebrew University American Friends of the Hebrew University (AFHU) is a national, not-for-profit organization based in the United States. AFHU is headquartered in New York and has seven regional offices working in close partnership with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. AFHU provides supporters, Hebrew University alumni, and the public with stimulating programs and events, and organizes missions to Israel. The organization’s activities support scholarly and scientific achievement at HU, create scholarships, fund new facilities, and assist the university’s efforts to recruit outstanding new faculty. For more information, please visit Follow us on: Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter  | Instagram | YouTube
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