Philanthropist and Disability-Rights Advocate
Anne E. Schneider is a consultant and audio-visual producer for AES Consulting in New York City, specializing in fundraising, board development, public relations, and public speaking. In her professional career, she directed major gift and capital campaigns for several organizations, including Medical Development for Israel, Inc., and the Weizmann Institute of Science.
In 1995, she founded the LD ACCESS Foundation, an organization dedicated to improving education and employment opportunities for learning disabled adults, and served as the Foundation's chair until 2010.
As a dedicated volunteer, Ms. Schneider has served on CAST’s Board of Directors since 1994. Ms. Schneider has also served on many volunteer boards, including the Medical School Advisory Board in Pediatrics and the founder of The National Advisory Board in Learning Disabilities at Boston University; the United Jewish Appeal (NYC Women’s Division), Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (Boston Unit), the Children’s Medical Center of New York, Project Eye-To-Eye, The Parker Jewish Geriatric for Rehabilitation in New Hyde Park, NY, and Disability Rights Advocates of Berkeley, CA.