Jean Shafiroff is an American philanthropist and socialite. She lives in Manhattan, in New York City, and in Southampton, New York. Shafiroff serves on philanthropic boards in New York City and Southampton.
Shafiroff has been a trustee of the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services (JBFCS) since 1992, and served as a board member of the Youth Counseling League, a division of JBFCS, from 1998 to 2009. She has served as co-chair of Southampton Bath & Tennis Club Charitable Foundation since 2005, and as a member of the board of directors from 2001 to 2004.
Shafiroff is also a board member of Lighthouse International since 2009. She joined the board of Couture Council, which supports the museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), in 2010. In April 2012, Shafiroff was appointed to the board of the French Heritage Society. Later that year, she joined the board of the New York Women’s Foundation after having hosted the foundation’s annual luncheon fundraiser the previous four years. She is an honorary board member of the Southampton Animal Shelter.
Shafiroff is known for “her leadership in raising money for the Southampton Hospital.” She chaired the hospital’s annual summer gala fundraiser for the years 2010–2011 and 2013. Shafiroff has chaired other galas and fundraisers, including the Bicentennial Gala of the NY Mission Society,the Solar One Gala,and the New York City American Cancer Society Gala three times. Shafiroff has also organized and hosted high-profile luncheons for charitable organizations.
She married Martin D. Shafiroff, managing director at Barclays, in 1982. They have two adult children, Jacqueline and Elizabeth.
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