Wendy Rosov is the Founder and Principal of Rosov Consulting, LLC. For 25 years, she has served as a senior-level consultant to individual philanthropists, community and family foundations, and Jewish communal non-profit organizations throughout North America and in Israel. Her keen analytic skills, knowledge of all facets of Jewish education and identity-building sectors, as well as her expertise in research and evaluation techniques, have made her a sought-after expert on program design and evaluation. Her outstanding teaching and coaching skills place her in great demand as a presenter of workshops and seminars for both professionals and volunteer leadership in the philanthropic and nonprofit sector.
Over the years, Wendy has worked as an evaluation consultant, facilitator, and strategist with an extensive array of grant making and operating foundations, and program providers, including most recently the Jim Joseph Foundation, the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life, Hillel International, and the innovative OneTable and Honeymoon Israel initiatives. With the opening of our office in Israel, Wendy and the firm have also begun working closely with the Jewish Agency for Israel, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), and others on a number of research, evaluation, and strategy consulting projects.
For nearly a decade, Wendy was a member of the senior staff at JESNA, the Jewish Education Service of North America. Before joining the JESNA Berman Center staff in 1999, Wendy served as Associate Director of the Conference on Rabbinic Education. She taught for more than 15 years in all types and at all levels of Jewish formal and informal education and identity-building programs, giving her a deep “insider” understanding of both the content and context of these fields. Wendy holds a Ph.D. in Education from Stanford University, an MA in Jewish Education from the University of Judaism (now AJU), and a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University. Wendy is an alumna of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship Program.
Importance of Evaluation: Wendy Rosov discusses her experience working with Jewish educational institutions in helping them evaluate their programs and create plans for how to move forward in an ever changing world.