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Join me on Nov 12th at AJWS' “In Her Own Voice: Standing with Women and Girls Worldwide” (in Atherton, CA)

The Bay Area
Leadership Council

Deena Aranoff & Adam Berman
Nancy Blum
Cynthia & Jay Cohan
Rabbi Menachem Creditor
Jamie Dubey*
David Friedman
Bill Futornick
Jane Gottesman & Geoffrey Biddle
Jen Traeger-Hirschfelder & Adam Hirschfelder
Felicia & Ben Horowitz
Rabbi Micah Hyman
Stephen Kahn
Wendy & Howard Kleckner*
Cathy & Jim Koshland*
Rabbis Noa Kushner & Michael Lezak
Laura Lauder
Cheryl Laven
Rabbi Susan Leider
Debra & Mark Leslie
Susan Lowenberg* & Joyce Newstat
Barbara Meislin
Judith Ann & Andrew Mendelsohn
Rabbi Sydney Mintz
Gale Mondry & Bruce Cohen
Joni & Russ Pratt*
Kathleen Reich & Ken Meyer
Rabbi Dorothy Richman
Sheri & Paul Robbins
Julie & Bob Rosner
Carol & Harry Saal
Amy & Eric Sahn*
David Steirman
Roselyne Swig
Carol & Norman Traeger
Barbara & Scott Waxman
Carol Weitz
Carol & Terry Winograd
Diane & Howard Zack
Rabbi Jessica Zimmerman

*AJWS National Board Members

AJWS San Francisco Staff

Laura Talmus,
Executive Director,
Western Region & San Francisco

Matthew Balaban,
Development Officer

Gavriel Elkind,
Development Associate

Erica Hymen,
Program Officer

Sprinza Katz,
Senior Development Officer

Navin Moul,
Program Officer

Photograph by Mark Tuschman


American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is the leading Jewish human rights and development organization working to realize human rights in the developing world. Please join us for a powerful presentation and discussion about AJWS's ongoing work to end violence against women and girls, and hasten the end of child marriage.

Jameela Nishat, executive director and founder of AJWS grantee organization Shaheen Resource Center for Women, will discuss the violence facing Muslim and Dalit women and girls in Hyderabad, India.

Timi Gerson, AJWS director of advocacy, will explain how specific U.S. policies can make a difference for women and girls throughout the world.

Please join us!

The Bay Area Leadership Council invites you to

with special guest


Executive Director and Founder,
Shaheen Resource Center for Women
Hyderabad, India



Director of Advocacy,
American Jewish World Service
Washington, D.C.

Please join us for one of two Bay Area events:

Tuesday, November 12
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Jennings Pavilion at Holbrook Palmer Park
190 Watkins Avenue
Atherton, CA 94027

Wednesday, November 13
6:30-8:30 p.m.
The Open Square at Futures Without Violence
100 Montgomery Street, The Presidio
San Francisco, CA 94129

Tickets are $18.
Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Please register by Monday, November 10

Contact Gavi Elkind at
or 415.593.3280 with questions.

131 Steuart Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94105

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