Elaine Schuster, along with her husband Gerald, is the founding benefactor of the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University. She was formerly a board member of the Women’s Studies Research Center, also at Brandeis University. Schuster co-founded Operation PEACE (Positive Education Always Creates Elevation), a leading community-based network center which provides mentoring, tutoring, and life skills training for inner-city children in Atlanta and Boston.
In 2010, Schuster was a Representative of the United States to the 64th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. She is a board member of the Corporation of Partners HealthCare and serves on the Trust Board and the Women’s Health Forum at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. For eight years, she was a member of the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts.more » « less