Member of the Board of Governors
The Jewish Agency for Israel
Helen Zalik is a social entrepreneur, attorney, and philanthropist. In 2018, Helen co-founded The Zalik Foundation, which has granted over $100 million to date for education, children and families in need, behavioral mental health and Jewish communities in the U.S and Israel.
Helen immigrated to the United States from Ukraine at age 11. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and Duke University School of Law. Helen began her career as a corporate attorney at Powell Goldstein, LLP, and eventually served as General Counsel of a privately held healthcare management company.
Helen is a strong believer in the value of Jewish education and community, serving as the Immediate Past Board President of Momentum Unlimited. Helen also co-founded Jewish Women’s Connection of Atlanta and currently serves on the boards of Jewish Federations of North America and Jewish Agency for Israel.
Helen resides in Atlanta with her incredible husband David and three magnificent daughters.