Maggie Howard Appointed Associate Executive Director, Southern California Region

• TAGS: Leadership, Philanthropy

Maggie Howard headshot.jpg

Maggie Howard

LOS ANGELES, CA—July 10, 2018The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science announced that Maggie Howard has been appointed as Associate Executive Director of its Southern California Region. Ms. Howard will play a critical role in advancing local philanthropic efforts to support the Weizmann Institute, a top-ranking, multidisciplinary research institution located in Rehovot, Israel.

Ms. Howard brings to the American Committee extensive experience in all facets of philanthropy. For the past decade, she has held several leadership positions at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) in Los Angeles. In her most recent role as the region’s Director of Development, she managed major fundraising campaigns; oversaw regional events; and cultivated relationships with new and established supporters. Most notable was her work reaching out to and establishing a profile for the ADL within the entertainment industry. She is the recipient of the ADL’s National Senn/Greenberg Award for Professional Excellence, as well as the Jewish Communal Professionals of Southern California Award for Professional Excellence in Fundraising.

Prior to joining the ADL, Ms. Howard held development positions at other leading Jewish organizations and institutions in Southern California, including Camp Ramah, Leo Baeck Temple, and Jewish Federation Council. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from New York University.

“We are thrilled to welcome Maggie to the American Committee, after an extensive search for a candidate to assume this important new role,” said Janis Rabin, National Vice President & Executive Director, Southern California Region. “I look forward to working with such an outstanding development professional to expand support for the Weizmann Institute’s vital work.”

“Maggie’s wealth of knowledge and experience, her commitment to the Greater Los Angeles community, and her passion for the Weizmann Institute’s mission will strengthen the American Committee’s already vibrant presence in Southern California,” said Marshall S. Levin, CEO of the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science. “She will be a great asset as we enter the final year of Transforming Tomorrow, our ambitious 75th anniversary campaign, which aims to raise $225 million in support of the Institute.”

“It is an honor to work on behalf of an institution that is on the cutting edge of research in so many crucial areas, from health and medicine to technology to the environment and much more,” Ms. Howard added. “I am eager to help raise funds and awareness to advance innovative science that will improve lives worldwide.

Maggie Howard Appointed Associate Executive Director, Southern California Region

• TAGS: Leadership, Philanthropy

Maggie Howard headshot.jpg

Maggie Howard

LOS ANGELES, CA—July 10, 2018The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science announced that Maggie Howard has been appointed as Associate Executive Director of its Southern California Region. Ms. Howard will play a critical role in advancing local philanthropic efforts to support the Weizmann Institute, a top-ranking, multidisciplinary research institution located in Rehovot, Israel.

Ms. Howard brings to the American Committee extensive experience in all facets of philanthropy. For the past decade, she has held several leadership positions at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) in Los Angeles. In her most recent role as the region’s Director of Development, she managed major fundraising campaigns; oversaw regional events; and cultivated relationships with new and established supporters. Most notable was her work reaching out to and establishing a profile for the ADL within the entertainment industry. She is the recipient of the ADL’s National Senn/Greenberg Award for Professional Excellence, as well as the Jewish Communal Professionals of Southern California Award for Professional Excellence in Fundraising.

Prior to joining the ADL, Ms. Howard held development positions at other leading Jewish organizations and institutions in Southern California, including Camp Ramah, Leo Baeck Temple, and Jewish Federation Council. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from New York University.

“We are thrilled to welcome Maggie to the American Committee, after an extensive search for a candidate to assume this important new role,” said Janis Rabin, National Vice President & Executive Director, Southern California Region. “I look forward to working with such an outstanding development professional to expand support for the Weizmann Institute’s vital work.”

“Maggie’s wealth of knowledge and experience, her commitment to the Greater Los Angeles community, and her passion for the Weizmann Institute’s mission will strengthen the American Committee’s already vibrant presence in Southern California,” said Marshall S. Levin, CEO of the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science. “She will be a great asset as we enter the final year of Transforming Tomorrow, our ambitious 75th anniversary campaign, which aims to raise $225 million in support of the Institute.”

“It is an honor to work on behalf of an institution that is on the cutting edge of research in so many crucial areas, from health and medicine to technology to the environment and much more,” Ms. Howard added. “I am eager to help raise funds and awareness to advance innovative science that will improve lives worldwide.