Ventura Appointed Women’s Philanthropy Director at Jewish Federation

Arielle Ventura recently joined the Jewish Federation’s professional staff team as Women’s Philanthropy Director on December 21st, 2015. “I am thrilled with the opportunity to work with dedicated volunteers, staff, and leadership of our Women’s Philanthropy Council to help ensure a thriving future of the Jewish community here in Las Vegas,” stated Arielle.  “I am looking forward to working with the Jewish community and helping to make a difference in Las Vegas and around the world.”

Arielle spent the last 6 years in Program and Client Development for an organization called Junior Achievement of Georgia, but comes to Las Vegas eager to become a Jewish Communal Professional. Arielle holds a BA in Business Management from University of West Georgia and also has a background in strategy and event management.  She comes from a family dedicated to non-profit involvement and commitment to tikkun olam and philanthropy.  As a young child, her mother instilled the importance of giving back to the community and helping those less fortunate.

Arielle is already hard at work developing plans for our Women’s Philanthropy initiatives together with Fran Fine-Ventura, Board member and Chair of our Women’s Philanthropy Council,” noted Todd Polikoff, President and CEO of the Jewish Federation.  “Arielle looks forward to bringing her conspicuous energy for Jewish philanthropy to the diverse and growing Jewish community in Las Vegas, and we are thrilled to have her join our team.”

For more information about the Jewish Federation of Las Vegas Women’s Philanthropy Council and how to get involved please contact Arielle at (702) 732-0556 or


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