Tananbaum holds a B.A. in Jewish Studies and a Masters in Jewish Education and has combined her love of serving and helping others by being the Youth Director of Temple Sinai, Community Camp Ambassador at Jewish Federation and now Director of Camp and Year-Round Programs at Aurora Day Camp, a free 6-week day camp for children with cancer and their siblings. Tananbaum says that camp is truly her happy place but volunteering at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta during the year when camp is not in session is a close second!
When not doing any of those things, she enjoys going to craft fairs, dancing, traveling, trying new restaurants, and spending time with friends and family. She lives in Dunwoody with her husband Jason, two kids Paxton and Lilly, dog Penny, and cat Tutti.
Tanenbaum is also an active participant in both her children’s schools, including being a cheerleader at dance, gymnastics, basketball, soccer and music events for her children. She also volunteers at the Golden Retriever Rescue of Atlanta providing home checks to adoptable dogs, serves on the board of the Jewish Family Career Services Family Volunteer Committee, and organizes neighborhood events.
Says Tananbaum: “This is a huge honor for me. When I found out that I was a recipient of the Jewish Atlanta 2022 40 Under 40 I initially thought it was spam! I don’t think of myself as worthy since there are so many people in our community who are trailblazers, creating innovative and impactful programs. To be considered one these esteemed and talented individuals is a humbling and surreal experience for me. I truly feel grateful to live in the Atlanta community and to live my life doing what I love most, helping an extremely deserving demographic of families.”