Sarah Ganson Shmoel was born and reared in Cincinnati, Ohio. She attended Ohio University in Athens Ohio to earn her Bachelors in Specialized Studies. Following graduation, she moved to Tel Aviv Israel for six months and worked at Tel Aviv University Hillel through a MASA program called Career Israel. Following the program, she moved back to Cincinnati where she worked as the Program and Engagement Associate at Cincinnati Hillel on the University of Cincinnati's campus. After an amazing three years working with students, she attended Miami University and earned her Master's degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education. After graduation, she moved back to Cincinnati and became the Development Officer at Rockwern Academy, Cincinnati's community Jewish Day School. Sarah continues to work at Rockwern Academy as the Associate Director of Development. Sarah and her husband, Oren, have one child, Eliza. She is 2.5 years old.
Why JFF? Sarah is passionate about JFF-CINCY as she wants to help others who are struggling with infertility. It is important to Sarah that Cincinnati has an organization that can help Jewish couples build their families. Sarah feels fortunate that her background in fundraising and advancement can help benefit JFF-CINCY.