Jayne G. Beker


Director, The Beker Foundation
Elected September 2018

Jayne Beker, P'99, P'04, P'15 is a University Fellow who, with her family, has supported a number of Brandeis programs including the Parents Fund, Hillel, and university scholarships.

She and her husband, Harvey, established The Beker Foundation in 1983 to support a range of philanthropic interests; she is a director of the foundation.

A clinical psychologist, she holds a Doctor of Psychology degree from Yeshiva University's Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. Beker was the Consulting Psychologist for the Family Center at Bank Street College of Education for 20 years. She is also a wellness coach, certified in the psychology of eating and mind/body nutrition from the Institute for the Psychology of Eating in Boulder, Colorado.

Beker and her husband are the parents of three Brandeis graduates, two of whom are married to Brandeis alumni.

She completed her BA and MBA degrees at New York University.