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Women of Influence

Mitzvahs & Milestones Project

Professional Women’s Philanthropy invites you to participate in the Women’s Executive Circle’s Past Chair Mitzvahs & Milestones Project: Women’s Enterprise Action Loan Fund.

A program administered by the Thypin Oltchick Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship @ F.E.G.S. Health & Human Services, a beneficiary of UJA-Federation of New York. Women who are small business owners can apply for an interest-free loan of up to $5,000 for resources, services, supplies, software, web developments and marketing materials. The program also offers free business mentoring to loan recipients. Mentoring other women is part of the mission of UJA-Federation’s Professional Women’s Philanthropy. Your support of this project further reinforces the goal of empowering women in business.

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UJA-Federation of New York's
Professional Women’s Philanthropy

Women of Influence: The Event


Elana Drell-Szyfer
Chief Executive Officer, AHAVA North America
Deputy CEO, AHAVA Dead Sea Laboratories

Bonnie Fuller
Founding President & Editor-in-Chief, HollywoodLife.com

Leandra Medine
Author & Founder, The Man Repeller

Charlotte Ronson
Fashion Designer

Event Chairs
Maggie Gallant, Patricia Miller, and Lyss Stern

Donny Deutsch
Advertising Executive & Television Personality
Chairman, Deutsch, Inc.

Bianna Golodryga
Good Morning America Weekend Co-Anchor
ABC News Business Correspondent

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
6:00 p.m. – V.I.P. Pre-reception
6:45 p.m. – Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres

Tickets: $360* per person
$250 per person for donors of $1,000 or more to UJA-Federation's 2013 Annual Campaign. Includes VIP reception with honorees.

I would like to make a gift in recognition of our honorees. Donate Now

Kindly respond by Thursday, May 2, 2013.

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*$200 of the couvert — the value of the event — is not tax-deductible.

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American Sign Language interpreters are available. Please contact us at least five business days prior to the event to make arrangements.


  • Tuesday, May 7, 2013
  • 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


  • JW Marriott Essex House
    160 Central Park South
    New York, New York 10019
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Maggie Gallant, Patricia Miller, and Lyss Stern

Event Committee
Beth Altschuler, Carolyn Angel, Janet Balis, Stella Binkevich, Marnie Black, Jacqueline Bloom, Alison Brod, Sandra F. Cahn, Jill Davison, Chena Dederian, Claire Distenfeld, Robin Dolch, Samantha Elfland, Shawn Frankel, Cozy Friedman, Keri Glassman, Sarah Gould, Jennifer Gross, Rita Hazan, Danielle Hirschberg, Francine Asher Holtzman, Donna Jakubovitz, Rina Kestenbaum, Stacey Lowenberg, Andrea Pomerantz Lustig, Rebecca Minkoff, Pamela Mirels, Gloria Nakash, Vicki Feldman Portman, Daryl Roth, Jessie Rudin, Elizabeth Shaoul, Ramy Sharp, Patty Silverstein, Dani Stahl, Pamela Stern, Alexandra Stromer, Jacky Teplitzky, Eliana Tisch, Deborah Weinswig, Katy Williamson, Tanya Zuckerbrot