Shai Waxman Abramson


With more than 25 years of experience in strategic planning, public relations and foundation management, Shai Abramson is best known for her ability to develop inspiring strategies and awareness campaigns that deliver bottom-line results. From film production to social media strategies and from pro-Israel advocacy campaigns to organizational branding, Shai has been instrumental in taking organizations to the next level.

Before launching Shai Abramson Strategic Consulting Ltd. in 2005, Shai headed the Saban Family Foundation in Los Angeles. There, she was responsible for helping to create the Saban Forum, The Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institute, the Saban Research Center at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and the Saban Children’s Hospital at Soroka Medical Center.

Prior to her work in philanthropy, Shai was the Founder and Director of Presentatzia, an Israel-based public relations/marcom firm representing investment banking firms, NASDAQ companies and much of the Israeli defense industry.

Shai has served on the Executive Board of the Jewish Funders Network and has held numerous advisory positions for non-profits in Israel and Los Angeles. She attended both Brandeis University and the University of California, Berkeley.

  • Founder and CEO, Shai Abramson Strategic Consulting Ltd.
  • Executive Director, Saban Family Foundation
  • Founder and CEO, Presentatzia Marketing Communications
  • Head of Production, Crystal Bay Group