What’s Jewish About Breast and Ovarian Cancer?

On October 22, 2018, we hosted intriguing Lunch & Learn with Jenna Fields, MA, MSW, California Regional Director of Sharsheret. You can watch her presentation below:

From genes to geography, come learn about what makes breast and ovarian cancer a unique Jewish experience. We’ll offer an overview of this issue and provide tools to help guide you in your work.


Speaker Bio

Jenna Fields, MA, MSW, is the California Regional Director of Sharsheret, which opened its office in Los Angeles two years ago under her leadership. She has led educational programming across the state in partnership with dedicated volunteers, synagogues, and schools, raising awareness within the Jewish community about breast and ovarian cancer, elevated risks for hereditary cancers, and cancer genetics. Prior to her current role, Jenna worked at the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles as the Valley Alliance Director of Women’s Philanthropy and Director of Caring for Jews in Need. She is a graduate of the Zelikow School of Jewish Nonprofit Management at Hebrew Union College and the School of Social Work at the University of Southern California.