Dava Schub, New CEO and Director of the Children’s Museum of Manhattan
Dava Schub is the new CEO and Director of Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM). With more than 25 years of leadership and growth experience in cultural organizations, Dava brings a wealth of expertise to her role.
Before joining CMOM, she served as Chief Executive Officer of the Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC for two years. In this capacity, she repositioned the organization to address financial challenges and build a steadfast base of philanthropic support.
Early Life and Education
Dava Schub was raised in Evanston, Illinois where she received a strong Jewish education and was actively involved in her community.
She has over 25 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector. Most recently, she served as Chief Program Officer at Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan for over 15 years, leading a team of senior staff and working closely with local leaders to expand its physical footprint and enhance its impact through over 2,000 innovative programs.
As a member of the CMOM executive leadership team, she works to further the museum’s mission through exhibitions and programs as it relocates to 361 Central Park West. Her passion is providing children with an innovative, hands-on learning approach that fosters social-emotional and intellectual growth.
Dava Schub, currently the CEO of Edlavitch DCJCC, has more than 25 years of experience leading and growing cultural organizations and nonprofits. At CMOM, she works to further the museum’s mission through exhibitions, programs and outreach while working closely with the board of directors on a long-term vision for the institution.
CMOM, a nationally-renowned champion of early childhood development, provides immersive learning opportunities through play that link families and caregivers to its extensive collection of artefacts. As part of an institutional transformation initiative, CMOM also expanded services to New York City public schools and temporary housing facilities across all five boroughs to meet an ever-increasing need for its resources and offerings. Under her leadership, CMOM will soon move into its expanded future home at 361 Central Park West.
Achievements and Honors
Dava Schrub is an executive with 25 years of experience leading and growing cultural organizations. Currently, she serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Edlavitch DCJCC, a Jewish community center located in Washington, D.C. Previously, she served as Chief Program Officer at Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan where her efforts helped the nonprofit expand its physical footprint and enhance its impact through over 2,000 innovative programs.
As CEO of the Edlavitch DCJCC, she has mastered community building. For instance, she collaborated with Hillel at GW University to streamline vaccine sign-up by creating a network of reliable locations and websites for older adults to get their annual flu shot. Furthermore, Kulanu, her program that makes Jewish education accessible to children with special needs and helps them feel accepted by their synagogue community, was recently launched.
Dava Schub, the new Chief Executive Officer and Director of CMOM, brings with her a wealth of experience leading and growing cultural organizations and nonprofits to her new position. She will guide the museum through its exciting next chapter as it moves to 361 Central Park West, alongside an experienced Board and team of leaders dedicated to furthering CMOM mission through exhibitions, programs, and outreach efforts.
She was previously the Chief Program Officer at JCC Manhattan, overseeing a $12 million portfolio of programs encompassing arts, education, social responsibility, special needs and Jewish life. Additionally, she spearheaded their IMAX show and helped launch Camp Settoga – their newest day camp – as part of her role.
Dava Schub is an executive director at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan and an expert strategic fundraiser and community advocate. With more than 25 years of experience leading and growing cultural organizations, Dava schub has gained valuable insights.
As Chief Executive Officer and Director, she collaborates with the Board of Directors and executive leadership to further CMOM’s mission and move the museum to its new home at 361 Central Park West. Additionally, she serves as Executive Director for Programs & Outreach for CMOM, overseeing many programs and events throughout the year.
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