Mara joined the Foundation in 2016. In her current role, Mara provides administrative support to the Jewish Women’s Foundation, Jewish Teen Foundation, and Trusted Charitable Advisor programs, as well as assisting the Grants and Legacy Departments. Mara is also responsible for managing the Foundation’s social media and helps with other marketing and communication efforts. Prior to joining the Foundation, Mara staffed youth trips with NFTY in Israel, spent a year doing national service with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps, and volunteered with the National Park Service at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. She earned her B.A. in Political Science-International Relations from University of California, San Diego and M.A. in International Development and Service from Concordia University, Portland.