Daryl Roth Supports UJA-Federation at GAME CHANGERS Panel
UJA-Federation of New York's Professional Women's Philanthropy brought together a diverse group of influential industry leaders in the fields of fashion, finance, entertainment, law, and business for Panel Night: Game Changers on October 9, 2013 at UJA-Federation's headquarters in New York City. Daryl Roth, Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Broadway producer; Rebecca Minkoff, international fashion designer; Melissa Ben-Ishay, president and chief product officer, Baked by Melissa; Deborah Leone, director of Internal Audit, Goldman Sachs; and Jaren Janghorbani, associate, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, along with moderator Bianna Golodryga, Good Morning America weekend co-anchor and ABC News Business correspondent, discussed with an audience of more than 275 women how they are changing the world by changing the rules and taking risks. "You never know when doors will open for you," Roth said.
UJA-Federation's Professional Women's Philanthropy brings together women from across New York who connect their professional lives with their philanthropic values. Meeting like-minded professionals, running mentoring and learning programs, and leading philanthropic initiatives, these women share the goal of making an impact on the future of Jewish communities throughout the world.
For more than 95 years, UJA-Federation has been a central force for communal planning and philanthropy in the New York Jewish community. Through UJA-Federation, almost 60,000 donors pool their resources to help people in need, inspire a passion for Jewish life and learning, and strengthen Jewish communities around the world - to address the issues that matter to us most as Jews and as New Yorkers. Working with nearly 100 network beneficiary agencies, synagogues, and other Jewish organizations, our reach spans from New York to Israel to more than 70 other countries around the world, touching 4.5 million people each year. Because we do the most good when we do it together. For more information on how to donate or how to volunteer, please visit our website at http://www.ujafedny.org.
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