Jane Silverman, Interim Vice President, Grants and Capacity Development
Jane Silverman is an organizational consultant specializing in organizational and strategic issues for the nonprofit community. Her practice focuses on governance, strategic planning and organizational development. Her clients have included the ACLU, Planned Parenthood Association of South Africa, the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund and Jewish Women International, as well as a range of organizations across a variety of fields. In 2012, Ms. Silverman was retained by the Ms. Foundation to facilitate its strategic planning process and since then has held a variety of interim positions at the Foundation. From 1997-2002, Ms. Silverman was Executive Director of the Association of Junior Leagues International where she oversaw a rebranding initiative and an overhaul of the governance and field structure. She has also served as interim executive director of Uniting Against Lung Cancer, the nation’s largest private funder of lung cancer research. Ms. Silverman sits on several nonprofit boards including the American Jewish Committee, the Blaustein Institute for Human Rights, and the New Jersey Center for Nonprofits. She has served on the Advisory Committee of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and the John Gardner Awards Committee of Independent Sector. She is a graduate and former trustee of Radcliffe College and holds a Masters degree in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.