Shifra Bronznick is a strategist to networks, organizations and leaders. Her ongoing partnership with Auburn as Social Change Strategist in Residence has deepened its impact on the multi faith movement for justice. Shifra created the groundbreaking Better Work, Better Life paid leave campaign. The Men as Allies initiative she launched has influenced creative approaches to diversifying thought leadership across sectors. The leadership programs she designs support women in cultivating their potential and advancing change. Shifra was Founder and President of Advancing Women Professionals & the Jewish Community, and co- authored Leveling the Playing Field with Didi Goldenhar and Marty Linsky. Her action research projects with foundations, including Visioning Justice, strengthened the field of Jewish social justice and led to the establishment of the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable. The leadership consultant to the White House Project for a decade, her feminism spans four waves of activism from baby boomers to Gen Z.
Shifra received the Lives of Commitment award from Auburn, the Leading Lights award from Future Work Institute, the Distinguished Leader award from A Better Balance and a Ford Foundation Public Voices fellowship. She teaches strategic leadership at NYU Wagner’s Graduate School for the Executive Masters in Public Administration program.