Gail Norry

Past Chair, National Women's Philanthropy
The Jewish Federations of North America


Gail Norry is a past chair of National Women’s Philanthropy and the National King David Society and past co-chair of National Young Leadership. She co-chaired the 2014 JFNA General Assembly, the 2008 International Lion of Judah Conference. She also chaired the National Women’s Philanthropy T.E.C.H. team, providing Training, Education, Consulting and Help to communities across North America.

A member of the United Israel Appeal Board, she has been on numerous missions to Israel, the former Soviet Union, South America and Europe.

Locally, Gail is the 2015-2016 Campaign chair for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and a member of its board of directors and board of trustees. She also served as co-chair of the Federaton’s Center for Jewish Life and Learning, president of Women’s Philanthropy and chair of the Young Women's Division. In 1996, she won the Federation’s coveted Myer and Rosalie Feinstein Young Leadership Award.

Gail founded and co-chaired OROT, a special needs initiative in Philadelphia’s Jewish day schools. She was a board member of PEJE, the Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education.

Sessions:

Initiating Inclusion: Access and Opportunities for All

Plenary: Power Women Making a Difference