NA'AMAT USA Appoints Deanna Migdal National Executive Director

August 30, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
August 30, 2016 - Los Angeles, Calif. - NA'AMAT USA, a progressive nonprofit organization supporting a vast network of educational and social services for women, children and families in Israel, has appointed Deanna Migdal National Executive Director. Migdal will work alongside NA'AMAT USA's President and National Board of Directors in leading the organization, managing current activities and planning for its future. Her role will include overseeing fundraising, donor relations, membership and national office management, as well as area oversight and community outreach.

Migdal joined the organization in 2014 as National Office Manager. A graduate of the University of Illinois, she previously held executive positions in the film and television industry. Prior to joining NA'AMAT USA, she operated her own consulting firm.

"Deanna has proven her ability to guide NA'AMAT USA through her work in managing our National Office, improving administrative procedures and developing our communications programs," said incumbent National President Elizabeth Raider. "She is uniquely qualified and the ideal person to assume this new role with our organization. Her commitment and focus in helping NA'AMAT USA improve on all levels and aspects is second to none. This is a big step forward for our whole organization."

Currently celebrating its 90th anniversary, NA'AMAT USA is a sister organization to NA'AMAT Israel, the largest women's movement in that country. It provides funding and support for hundreds of daycare centers serving thousands of families, high schools for disadvantaged youth, women's centers offering health care, legal aid and treatment and counseling for domestic violence.

In the United States and abroad, NA'AMAT USA serves as a strong advocate for progressive legislation advancing women's rights, child welfare and educational initiatives,

In discussing her new role, Migdal said that she hopes to build a broader awareness of NA'AMAT USA, the important work it does and the countless lives it improves. "I am very excited about being appointed National Executive Director and successfully meeting its challenges and opportunities," she said. "In close collaboration with the board, I hope to increase membership and expand our donor base in order to fulfill NA'AMAT USA's mission of enhancing the lives of all Israeli citizens. The thousands of children in our NA'AMAT Day care Centers, the hundreds of at-risk teens in our high schools, women seeking to break out of abusive relationships, further their education or fight for equal rights all rely on us."

NA'AMAT USA is an organization striving to enhance the quality of life for women, children and families in Israel. Originally named Pioneer Women, it was founded as a sister movement to NA'AMAT Israel. NA'AMAT women act locally, nationally and globally in 9 countries. The organization is actively engaged in a wide range of issues, including religious pluralism, the status of women at home and in the workplace and the prevention of domestic violence.


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