Tami Lesser

Tami Lesser

Director of Major Gifts


Tami Lesser is the Director of Major Gifts at AJWS, where she oversees major gifts fundraising and engages supporters as social change philanthropists. Deeply committed to AJWS’s mission, Tami moved from Florida to New York City to join the team. Prior to her role at AJWS, Tami was the CEO of Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches (JWF), a grant making and advocacy organization focused on promoting gender equality. She directed the organization for nine years.

Tami is passionate about creating a more just and equitable society. She worked as an attorney for several years and then chose to dedicate her personal and professional life to social justice and strengthening Jewish community. She has served in numerous professional and volunteer leadership positions. Tami holds a B.A. in History from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from George Washington University School of Law.

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