As a trustee of the Mayberg Foundation, Manette indicates her passions are her family and philanthropy. When asked if she works, she answers, “I invest in the Jewish people,” which has been the case since she traded working for salary to volunteering her time for fulfillment 20 years ago. Manette is proud to have initiated both MyZuzah and the Jewish Education Innovation Challenge (JEIC). Manette is also a co-founder of the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project, and she conceived and developed over a decade ago the annual Shalva Celebrity Chef event. Manette has served on the boards of Jewish day school and Jewish nonprofits.