Ruthie Warshenbrot is a Program Director at The Wexner Foundation, leading the development and implementation of the new Wexner Field Fellowship (in partnership with the Jim Joseph Foundation), along with several other initiatives at The Wexner Foundation.
Ruthie grew up in Charlotte, NC and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Jewish Studies. She received her Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at NYU and her MA in Hebrew and Judaic Studies through the NYU Wagner/Skirball dual degree program as a Wexner Graduate Fellow/Davidson Scholar and a Lisa Goldberg Fellow in Jewish Professional Leadership.
While at NYU, Ruthie worked as a Jewish Service-Learning Manager at Repair the World and as a Program Leader for Bend the Arc’s Jewish service-learning trips. She also participated in a Jewish service-learning delegation to Senegal with American Jewish World Service. She worked with a group of NYU alumni on the first ever Jewish Communal Professional Survey. Prior to graduate school, Ruthie worked for Limmud NY for five years, with the final two as the organization’s Executive Director. She is the recipient of the 2009 Jewish Communal Service Association’s Young Professional Award. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Yale Glinter and serves on the Planning & Community Investments Committee at the Jewish Federation of Columbus.
Ruthie Warshenbrot discusses her work with the Wexner Field Fellowship and the impact that programs like this have on Jewish professional development.
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The Wexner Field Fellowship is now accepting pre-applications through September 6th. You can find more information on their website: www.wexnerfoundation.org