Joanne Samuel Goldblum is the founding Executive Director of the National Diaper Bank Network. She is also the founder of the Diaper Bank, formerly the New Haven Diaper Bank, where she volunteered as the executive director from 2004 until 2010. Prior to that she was a clinical faculty member at Yale Child Study Center Family Support Service from 1998-2005.
Goldblum was chosen as a 2007 Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Leader for her work. She was also named 2007 New Haven Register Person of the Year. She has received numerous other awards for her work at the Diaper Bank.
She lives in New Haven with her husband David and has 3 children.
Goldblum has a BA from New York University and an MSW from Hunter College School of Social Work.