Jennie Starr founded Tarbuton in 2006, a nonprofit whose programs make Jewish and Israel connections in San Diego for youth and adults. In 2016, Tarbuton added Startup18, a social venture lab to inspire and support Jewish entrepreneurs. Prior to this work, Jennie practiced law and lead sales and product teams at Lexis-Nexis, Gateway, and startups MusicMatch and MedUnite. Tarbuton was recognized by Slingshot as a top innovative organization in 2013, 2015 and 2016.
Tarbuton is a 501c3 founded in 2006 to engage and strengthen the Jewish community through Israeli cultural programs for youth and adults. In 2016, we added Startup18, a Social Venture Lab to inspire and support entrepreneurs impacting the world in positive ways