JULIE I BRAM is a full time community volunteer and activist. She has a B.A. in Communication Studies and an M.A. in Education, both from UCLA. As a founding partner of the Jewish Venture Philanthropy Fund, she has been blessed to work with many remarkable non-profit organizations. Her passion lies in using education and communication to effect positive change in the world. She was the chair of the 2013 Los Angeles Walk to End Genocide to raise awareness about today’s genocides and to fund raise for projects that help genocide survivors in Africa. Julie currently serves on several local and national advisory committees and boards of directors for a wide variety of charitable causes:
The American Friends of Hand in Hand, a group dedicated to supporting our growing network of award winning schools in Israel that educate Israeli Arab and Jewish children together.
American Jewish Committee, Board of Governors and Project Interchange national board as well as the executive board of the Los Angeles chapter. Current co-chair of the International Relations committee and participant in three diplomatic missions; one to Poland, the second to the Arabian Gulf States and most recently to Tunisia and Morocco.
Hebrew Union College, Zelikow School of Jewish Non Profit Management advisory board member and co-chair of its mentor program.
Jewish World Watch, an organization that fights against genocide and other atrocious human rights violations in Africa through education, advocacy, and refugee relief.
Jewish Women’s Theatre, board member, writer and advisor.
Julie is married to Steve Bram and they have two adult children, Ben and Alanna.