Shané Harris serves as vice president of Corporate Giving, where she oversees all cash giving for Prudential’s Corporate Social Responsibility program. Her responsibilities include management of staff, development of program strategy and oversight of the distribution of over $50 million in grants and charitable contributions.
Prior to joining Prudential in 2004, Harris was the director of the New Jersey Nets and Devils Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the New Jersey Nets Professional Basketball Team and the New Jersey Devils Professional Hockey Team. Before that, she was a program director for Communities in Schools of Newark, where she was responsible for brokering community resources to key schools in the Newark Public Schools district.
Harris serves as Chairman of the Corporate Social Responsibility Council at the Conference Board. She is a member of the Board of Directors for JerseyCan, a statewide education advocacy organization and is also Chairman of the Newark Trust for Education, a local education fund.
She has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Columbia University and holds a master’s degree in public administration from the New York University Wagner School of Public Service.