Karen Edell Yoskowitz is the Assistant Director at the Center on Aging and Trauma. She has worked for JFNA for over a decade helping Federations connect with federal funding sources for their social service programs; staffing JFNA’s Washington Missions Program and Emergency Committee (in response to domestic natural disasters). Prior to working for JFNA, Karen worked on Capitol Hill for her home state senator from Nevada. She has an MPA from the American University and a BA in Political Science from the University of Arizona. She is proud to be a third generation Jewish communal professional.