Sharon Yazowski

CEO at The Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation

As CEO, Sharon provides visionary leadership in fulfilling the Levitt Foundation’s mission. She is the chief spokesperson for the organization, traveling across the country to share the impact of Levitt programs and creative placemaking. Her passionate commitment to the arts as a vehicle for creating equitable, sustainable, and healthy communities has guided the strategic growth of Levitt programs nationwide, including the development of long-term public/private partnerships and sustainability strategies for the national Levitt network of venues and concert sites.

In her role, Sharon also leads the Levitt Foundation’s contributions to the field, including research and field-building initiatives. Prior to her position with the Levitt Foundation, Sharon was the founding Executive Director of Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles at MacArthur Park. Her work there and the venue’s impact in the community earned her the recognition of “Los Angeles Park Hero” by the City of Los Angeles.


The Role of Arts and Culture in Community Building

Tuesday, June 25
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM