Board of Directors

Dr. Dvora Joseph Davey

Dr. Dvora Joseph Davey has served on the Jim Joseph Foundation Board of Directors since 2006 as a Family Director. She is Jim Joseph’s eldest child. Dvora has over fifteen years of experience in the development, management and evaluation of public health programs.

Dvora became passionate about the health of African women and children while serving as a Peace Corps in Gabon, Africa. Currently, she lives with her family in Los Angeles. Prior to Los Angeles, Dvora worked for over ten years in Africa, most recently as the Country Director for Absolute Return for Kids (ARK) and as HIV Director for Population Services International (PSI) in Mozambique.

Raised in California, Dvora earned her Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs and French at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She received her Master’s Degree in International Public Health from Columbia University, and received her Ph.D in Epidemiology from the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA. She is married to Andrew Davey, and they have a 3-year old son, Ayden, and a newborn daughter named Sophia Rachel.

The Jim Joseph Foundation invests in promising Jewish education grant initiatives. We partner with effective organizations that seek to inspire young people to discover the joy of living vibrant Jewish lives.