Alisa Robbins Doctoroff is president of the board of UJA-Federation of New York. She served as chair of the board of UJA-Federation of New York from 2010 to 2013 when she assumed her role as president. She previously served as chair of the Commission on Jewish Identity and Renewal after years of involvement with its work, particularly in Israel and with young people.
Alisa is a past president of the Abraham Joshua Heschel School, was instrumental in founding its high school division, and chaired the initiative for its recent expansion. She is active on the boards of a wide spectrum of foundations and organizations that promote engagement with Jewish life and identity through education, culture and religious life, including the Jim Joseph Foundation, Moving Traditions, Mechon Hadar, and the Jewish Theological Seminary. She is also past president of Congregation Or Zarua and co-founder of the Jewish Lens.
Alisa graduated from Harvard College and received an M.B.A at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. She also holds an M.A. in Jewish studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary.