Isabel Burton

Senior Director for Community Engagement, HIAS

Isabel Burton is the senior director for community engagement programs and initiatives at HIAS. In this capacity, she shapes, implements and refines HIAS’ national public programming and community engagement initiatives within and for the U.S. Jewish community. This includes developing educational and awareness-raising programs, articulating and implementing strategies for engaging with specific demographic groups (such as college students), pursuing and launching organizational partnerships, designing public events, ensuring HIAS’ substantive presence at relevant national Jewish-world conferences and identifying ways for constituents to volunteer with HIAS. Prior to joining HIAS, Isabel worked in congregational settings and at agencies in the US and the UK, doing community organizing, community development and nonprofit management work. She holds a BA in Anthropology from Oxford University, UK and a master’s degree in International Development from SOAS, University of London, UK.

14:00 - 15.30

Tuesday 29th March

Welcoming Circles - An introduction to the Concept

Transforming your organisation in a welcoming circle for refugees

10:15 - 11:30

Wednesday 30th March

Budgetting - Expenses Planning

How to guarantee and plan the timeline of support

Cofunding, Cofinancing & Sponsoring

09.00 - 10.00 Workshop

Thursday 31st March

Individual Consultations

Tailor made and individual support for your community.

Sit with the experts to define your own organisation's path.