Karen Adler and the Adler-Greenwald Family philanthropic efforts focus on three primary areas:
Israel and the American Jewish Community, American Democratic Principles and Expanding Citizen Participation, Empowering Women and Girls to Fully Participate in All Aspects of Society. Ms. Adler is the immediate past President of the Jewish Communal Fund of New York, one of the largest Donor Advised Funds in the Country. Ms Adler is on the Executive Committee and Board of the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, and she is on the Board of the UJA-Federation of New York. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Network Commission and Chairs the Federation’s Agency Capacity and Excellence Committee. Karen also serves on the Board of the Roosevelt Institute, and Plaza Jewish Community Chapel. Ms. Adler is actively involved with a number of other national and international organizations dedicated to furthering the goals of the family’s philanthropy.
Karen Adler has an MBA in Finance from New York University, an MPA and an MA in Urban Planning from Northeastern University, and a BA in Political Science from American University. Karen is married to Laurence Greenwald. They have 2 sons and 5 grandchildren.