Shira Hudson (2016)

Shira Hudson is the Associate Director of planned giving at UJA-Federation, where she works with individuals to fulfill their financial and philanthropic goals. The most compelling part of her work involves meeting with donors and learning about their lives, values, and hopes for the next generation.

Shira is excited to begin the study of oral history and further develop her skills as a relationship builder and story collector. She graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in Middle Eastern and Asian Languages and Cultures, and from the Jewish Theological Seminary with a B.A. in Jewish History. Shira lives on the Upper West Side and enjoys exploring the City’s playgrounds with her husband and toddler.