Shira Hutt

Vice President for Principal Gifts and Strategic Initiatives, Birthright Israel Foundation

Shira Hutt oversees the Birthright Israel Foundation’s principal gifts efforts and its relationship with foundations and other institutional partners.

She has been with the Birthright Israel Foundation since 2009 and previously spent ten years with the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life, where she served as the senior program officer. Prior to that, she served as the Arline and David L. Bittker Senior Fellow at Hillel’s Schusterman International Center.

Shira holds a BA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, an MPA in nonprofit management from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and was a recipient of a Professional Leaders Project Academic Fellowship.


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