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Shana Penn

Vice President

SF-Krakow Sister Cities Association

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SF-Krakow Sister Cities Association

41 Tunnel Road

Berkeley, California,94705

United States

Background Information

Employment History

Executive Director

Taube Philanthropies


Contributor

Polish Suburban News


Executive Director

NEWW


Director of Media Relations

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


Affiliations

National Coalition of Independent Scholars

Board Member


FRIENDS OF JCC KRAKOW INC

Board Member


Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

Board Member


Sweet Jo’s

Board Member


Open Society Institute

Institute Fellow


Mills College

Open Society Institute Fellow


Scholar

Institute Fellow


San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

Board Member


Education

Museum Studies department on POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews ,

University of San Francisco


Web References(143 Total References)


SF-Krakow Sister Cities Association - About Us / History

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Shana Penn, Vice-Chair
Shana Penn, Chair


SF-Krakow Sister Cities Association - Solidarity According to Women: A Documentary Film About Polish Women Who Fought Against Communism

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Shana Penn, Vice President, San Francisco-Kraków Sister Cities Association, Deputy Honorary Consul for the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Poland in the San Francisco Bay Area, and author of Solidarity's Secret: The Women Who Defeated Communism in Poland (University of Michigan Press 2005, newly published as Sekret Solidarnoci by W.A.B. in Warsaw), congratulates Marta Dzido and Piotr liwowski on behalf of the SF-Krakow Sister Cities Association and encourages everyone to see the film as it becomes available.


2015 Consular Report | Taube Philanthropies

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Deputy Consul Shana Penn attended a private reception in honor of Canadian Justice Rosalie Abella, who, when she was appointed as judge, she was the first Jewish woman to be appointed as judge as well as the youngest Canadian.
Deputy Consul Penn attended a number of festival events and met with American poet Robert Hass, one of the featured poets at the Festival. Deputy Consul Shana Penn and Taube Foundation staff Vera Hannush attended. Representing the Honorary Consuls for the Republic of Poland in the San Francisco Bay Area, Deputy Consul and San Francisco-Kraków Sister Cities Association Vice President Shana Penn attended the 25th Jewish Culture Festival in Kraków. Ms. Penn participated in several panels during the week-long Jewish Culture Festival, including one on Polish Cultural Institutions, such as the European Solidarity Center in Gdask, the Galicia Jewish Museum in Kraków, and the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. At the same time, Ms. Penn met with Kraków community leaders and officials in promotion of the San Francisco-Kraków Sister Cities Cooperation Agreement, including the U.S. Consul General. Meetings with Officials of the City of Kraków In July, Deputy Consul and San Francisco-Kraków Sister Cities Association Vice President Shana Penn had meetings and discussions with officials of the City of Kraków including Hon. Consul Taube and Deputy Consul Shana Penn presented Dr. Kulczyk's posthumous award to his daughter, Dominika Kulczyk, on October 13 at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, at a ceremony co-hosted by Taube Philanthropies, POLIN Museum, Association of the Jewish Historical Institute, and the Polish National Opera; and earlier in July, the award was given to co-recipient Krzysztof Czyewski, social activist, scholar, and founding director of the Borderland Foundation. Hon. Consul Taube and Deputy Consul Shana Penn attended the anniversary events. Hon. Consul Taube and Deputy Consul Shana Penn met with Prof. Marcin Wodzinski, Jewish Studies Faculty Chair at Wrocaw University, October 10. Honorary Consul Taube and Deputy Consul Shana Penn met with Polish President Andrzej Duda's Cabinet Minister Adam Kwiatkowski, October 13. Deputy Consul Shana Penn participated in the Roundtable "Considering Gender: The Impact on our Scholarship and the Profession, Part II," at the Annual Conference of the Association of East European and Slavic Studies in Philadelphia, November 19-22. 2015 Lectures by Shana Penn, Consular Deputy: Klub Jagiellonski, Kraków, Poland, February 18, 2015; Kino Pod Baranami and Piwnica Pod Baranami, Kraków, Poland, February 19, 2015: Screening and Discussion: "Solidarity According to Women. Panel discussion moderated by Deputy Consul Shana Penn, including discussion of her book, Solidarity's Secret: The Women Who Defeated Communism in Poland (University of Michigan Press, 2005), newly published as Sekret Solidarnoi by W.A.B. publisher in Warsaw. Jewish Culture Festival, Kraków, Poland, July 1, 2015, "Discussion: A Tale of Three Museums" on adopted new models of historical narratives to educate broad and diverse audiences in Poland and around the world on significant chapters in Polish history, with new understandings of Polish national and transnational identities, looking at the European Solidarity Center in Gdask, the Galicia Jewish Museum in Kraków, and the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. Presentation at the Galicia Jewish Museum, Kraków, July 13, 2015, "Women in Solidarity. Deputy Consul Penn is the author of Solidarity's Secret: The Women Who Defeated Communism in Poland (University of Michigan Press, 2005), newly published as Sekret Solidarnoi by W.A.B. publisher in Warsaw. Jerusalem Post, February 15, 2015, "Polish Jews Today, Four Generations and Counting," by Shana Penn JWeekly, January 29, 2015, "Auschwitz, 70 Years After," by Shana Penn Shana Penn, moderate Polish, represents Consul Taube in meetings.


2016 Consular Report | Taube Philanthropies

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Mr. Kerosky represented both Consuls at the Sonoma screening, and Deputy Hon. Consul Shana Penn, Vera Hannush and Maayan Stanton, represented both Consuls at the UC Berkeley screening, as well as at the reception, hosted by Mary Kay Stuvland, board member of the Sister Cities Association.
Representing the Honorary Consuls for the Republic of Poland in the San Francisco Bay Area, Deputy Consul and San Francisco-Kraków Sister Cities Association Vice President Shana Penn attended the 25th Jewish Culture Festival in Kraków. At the same time, Ms. Penn met with Kraków community leaders and officials in promotion of the San Francisco- Kraków Sister Cities Cooperation Agreement. Meetings with Jagiellonian University Department Chairs Deputy Consul and San Francisco-Kraków Sister Cities Association Vice President Shana Penn, with Jagiellonian University Director of the Center for Holocaust Studies Jolanta Ambrosewicz-Jacobs, had meetings and discussions with Jagiellonian University's Rector Wojciech Nowak and Dean of the Centre for European Studies Zdzisaw Mach. Hon. Consul Taube and Deputy Hon. Consul Penn attended the performance on behalf of both Consuls. Reception for the JCC Krakow's Executive Director, Jonathan Ornstein, hosted by Deputy Consul Shana Penn during his visit to the Bay Area in November 2016. Deputy Consul Penn is a board member of Friends of JCC Krakow. Shana Penn, Consular Deputy, lectured at the University of San Francisco in the Museum Studies department on "POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews," November 15, 2016. Shana Penn, moderate Polish, represents Consul Taube in meetings.


2014 Consular Reports | Taube Philanthropies

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Polish Consul General Mariusz Brymora and Deputy Honorary Consul Shana Penn made introductory remarks.
Deputy Consul and San Francisco-Kraków Sister Cities Association Vice President Shana Penn presided over a book launch in Warsaw (June 26, 2014) and in Kraków (June 28, 2014). Deputy Consul and San Francisco-Kraków Sister Cities Association Vice President Shana Penn attended the 10th anniversary celebration of Kraków's Galicia Jewish Museum on June 30, 2014. The Museum is one of Poland's most visited Jewish museums and cultural/educational centers. Shana Penn also met with Director Jakub Nowakowski to discuss the upcoming cooperation between the Museum and related institutions in the Bay Area. Honorary Consul Tad Taube and Deputy Consul Shana Penn were also asked to write chapters in the Galicia Jewish Museum's tenth anniversary publication, Time of Change: The Revival of Jewish Life in Poland 1989-2004-2014, with other leaders and organizations responsible for the resurgence of Jewish life in Poland. Representing the Honorary Consuls for the Republic of Poland in the San Francisco Bay Area, Deputy Consul and San Francisco-Kraków Sister Cities Association Vice President Shana Penn attended the 24th Jewish Culture Festival in Kraków. Ms. Penn participated in several panels during the week-long Jewish Culture Festival, including two on women in Solidarity (July 2 and 3). At the same time, Ms. Penn met with Kraków community leaders and officials in promotion of the San Francisco- Kraków Sister Cities Cooperation Agreement, including the U.S. Consul General and the U.S. Ambassador. Meetings with Officials of the City of Kraków In July, Hon. Consul Taube and Deputy Consul and San Francisco-Kraków Sister Cities Association Vice President Shana Penn had meetings and discussions with officials of the City of Kraków including Reception for the JCC Kraków's Executive Director, Jonathan Ornstein, and Director of the Taube Center for the Renewal of Jewish Life in Poland, Helise Lieberman, co-hosted by Deputy Consul Shana Penn and the Sister Cities Association on March 30, 2014. 2014 Lectures by Shana Penn, Consular Deputy: Association for Jewish Studies, 46th Annual Conference, December 14-16, 2014, Roundtable on "POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews" Panel discussion moderated by Deputy Consul Shana Penn, including discussion of her book, Solidarity's Secret: The Women Who Defeated Communism in Poland (University of Michigan Press, 2005), newly published as Sekret Solidarnoi by W.A.B. publisher in Warsaw. Heinrich Böll Foundation, Warsaw, June 2, 2014, "Women and Solidarity. Where did we come from? Where will we go?" Kongres Kobiet 5th Annual Conference, Warsaw, May 2014. Lectures on Shana Penn's new book, Sekret Solidarnoci (WAB, 2014) Shana Penn, moderate Polish, represents Consul Taube in meetings.


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