Debra Askanase

Oracle NetSuite Social Impact Manager

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Debra Askanase is a Social Impact Program Manager at Oracle NetSuite, where she is focused on designing and managing capacity-building initiatives for NetSuite's nonprofit and social enterprise customers. Debra worked in nonprofits in and around the Boston area for over 18 years, and also ran her own digital strategy consulting firm, Community Organizer 2.0. She has a passion for creating a better world through community engagement. When not spending time with her family, she can often be found online @askdebra or throwing clay at her local pottery studio.


Bar-Ilan University
2007 To 2008

Emory University
Bachelor of Arts
1984 To 1988

Job History

Oracle NetSuite
Social Impact Program Manager, Capacity-Building Initiatives
Boston, MA, United States
May 2017 - present

Marlboro College Graduate School
MA, United States
August 2013 - August 2018

Community Organizer 2.0
Founder and Social Media Strategist
January 2009 - January 2018

National Brain Tumor Society
Director of Outreach
Newton, MA
January 2014 - March 2015

Community Engagement Manager
September 2010 - April 2011

Bar Ilan University
Teaching Assistant in Business Strategy
April 2009 - April 2011

Bar Ilan University
Guest Lecturer in Entrepreneurship
August 2008 - August 2010

Salem Harbor Community Development Corporation
Economic Development Director
January 2000 - January 2007

Salem Harbor CDC
Economic Development Director
January 2000 - January 2007

Hyde Jackson Square Main Streets
Executive Director
January 1997 - January 2000