Register for the WP Friendship Breakfast, September 8 at 8:30am. Childcare is available. Bring a NEW sports bra to contribute to the Grateful Garment Project. Click here to register.

 Women's Philanthropy is a division of the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley. We hold social, educational and cultural events, and offer a place for all women interested in Jewish community and Jewish philanthropy. Women's Philanthropy works to strengthen, repair and promote the vibrancy of the Jewish community in Silicon Valley, Israel and around the world. For more information on our events or ways to get involved, contact Jyl Jurman at (408) 357-7500.

Executive Board

Alyssia Berkowitz, President
Susan Gavens, Immediate Past President
Susan Sweedler, VP WP Campaign / Lions of Judah Chair
Jodi Gerston and Andrea Rubnitz, Outreach Chairs
Marcia Klein, Education and Social Action Chair
Sylvia Metz, LOJE Chair
Lauren Smith, Secretary
Shoshana Wolf, Shalom Baby Chair


Inna Benjaminson

Rachael Berman

Susie Brenner

Laurel Cyrluk

Erin Goncharoff

Karen Guggenheim

Elisa Itkowitz

Jane Jacobson

Doris Katz

Ryuko Kulakofsky

Joelle Pluemer

Marina Saltzman

Bonnie Slavitt Moore

Highlights from our 2017 Power of Women event. Sylvia Metz received the Janet Berg Award. Filmmaker TIffany Shlain was our keynote speaker.