Rachel Jacobson was a longtime NBA executive before being named as the new president of the Drone Racing League. Professional drone racing combines physics, engineering, and robotics for one of the most innovative, inclusive, and futuristic experiences in sports.
Join us virtually to honor Rachel as a trailblazer and for her philanthropic achievements. We’ll also celebrate UJA's Sports For Youth initiative, which brings the life-changing impact of athletic participation to kids of every age, ability, and background.
Learn more about UJA’s critical work during the pandemic which has helped to lift up New York — and its youth — during these trying times.
New for 2021
- Register and get access to all UJA Entertainment, Tech & Lifestyle Virtual Spring Celebrations. You will be asked to make your selections after registering below.
- Gifts of $1,000 or more to UJA's 2021 Annual Campaign will be added to our Entertainment Roll of Honor.
Rachel Jacobson is the president of the Drone Racing League (DRL), the global, professional drone racing property. She spearheads global partnerships and media rights deals, and leads the marketing and business development teams, bringing to DRL her legacy of creating transformative partnerships with leading sports and technology brands. Prior to DRL, Rachel spent 21 years at the NBA as their SVP of Global Partnerships, where she closed nearly $1 billion in partnership sales, and served as the chief business development officer at Landit, the market leader in personalized career pathing technology to increase the success and engagement of women and diverse groups in the workplace. Rachel has earned numerous accolades including being named a member of Fortune’s 2020 Most Powerful Women, TechStars Sports Accelerator Mentor, and a recipient of Sports Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Award.
Journal Ad Deadline: Monday, May 17, 2021
Ad Specs: 4.5” wide x 7.5” deep
Ads at silver level and above can be color (CMYK) or black & white and non-bleed. White page ads must be black & white and non-bleed. Please send digital files — press resolution PDFs. Faxes or photocopies cannot be accepted. If UJA-Federation is mentioned in the ad, please note it’s spelled with a hyphen and without the article the. The ad submitted should contain a congratulatory message and not promote or advertise a business.
For more information on the commemorative journal, please email .
Have questions? Contact Adrienne Imprescia at or 212.836.1345.
* 2021 Entertainment virtual gala events: Theater; Global Marketing; Fashion, Retail & Lifestyle; Music, Tech & Venture Capital; Publishing; Content (Broadcast); and Sports For Youth.
** Video content submitted should contain a congratulatory message and not promote or advertise a business. Maximum length of 1 minute. File type accepted: mp4 and mov. Video ad or representation of same will not appear in any printed versions of the journal.