13 Extraordinary Women

The Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary Lions of Judah honored 13 inspiring women in our community on November 1, 2018.

photography Jim Colman Photography/VMA Photography Studios

Top Row: Maxine Solomon, Cheryl Siegel, Marjorie Shertz Menestres, Gena Brown, Elana Scheiner, Mandy Cohen, Gailya Paliga. Middle Row: Barbara Freedman, Gerda Stein, Nina Szlosberg Landis, Anya Gordon, Marcia Davis, Jenny Solomon. Botton Row: Barbara Schwartz

Hosted by The Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary’s Lions of Judah, 13 Extraordinary Women honored inspiring women in our community at The Glenwood November 1. The event also presented The 2018 Eileen Schwartz Extraordinary Leadership Award to Gena Brown, Founder of HANDmeUPS Thrift that employs adults with autism and other intellectual developmental disabilities. Proceeds from the evening support the programs and services of The Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary, including PJ Library, the Jewish Community Center, and Jewish Family Services.

Michael Bush, Gena Brown, Amy Bush
Nancy Brenner, Barbara Schwartz, Dr. Marcia Davis
Randi Rubenstein, Susan Goldhaber, Janis Zaremba
Jonah Kaplan
Anna Meddin