Elana Silber, MBA, Executive Director

Elana Silber, MBA, Executive Director, is a graduate of the Mount Sinai Hospital/CUNY Masters in Business Administration Program. She joined the organization as a volunteer in its earliest days and has been a staff member since 2003. Elana has led Sharsheret’s growth from a handful of volunteers to a national organization and today has overall strategic and operational responsibility for Sharsheret’s staff, programs, and growth nationwide. With more than 15 years of experience in the field, Elana was nominated to serve as Chair of the Federal Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women, providing advice and guidance to the Secretary, HHS, and the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, regarding the formative research, development, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based activities designed to prevent breast cancer (particularly among those at heightened risk) and promote the early detection and support of young women who develop the disease.

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