Paulette Light is Executive Director of The Charles Bronfman Prize, overseeing the annual nomination, prize review, awarding of the Prize and stewarding the fellowship of former recipients. Paulette has worked as an organizational, search and management consultant. Previously, she co-founded Momstamp, a tech startup that connected people to businesses and services based on friend referrals. She also co-founded Ikar, a synagogue continuously named on Slingshot’s most innovative nonprofits list.
Paulette also has experience in the education sector, serving as chair of the board of Larchmont Charter schools as well as an adjunct professor of Finance for Nonprofits in the MBA Program at American Jewish University. She serves on the Board of Directors of Camp Ramah in California. Paulette is a graduate of Columbia College, Columbia University, holds a Masters in Education with a degree in Administration, Planning and Social Policy from Harvard University and an MBA from University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.