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Administrator

Josephine Clara Goldmark

Josephine Goldmark laid the groundwork for transforming American labor laws by amassing data that forced lawmakers to confront the painful realities of factory work.

Selma Fraiberg

Selma Fraiberg’s insightful work in infant psychology led to new ways to treat at-risk and “failure to thrive” infants and culminated in her classic book on parenting, The Magic Years.

Ruth E. Fizdale

Ruth E. Fizdale helped transform social work from a charitable volunteer activity to a paid profession through her development of a fee-for-service, nonprofit counseling firm.

Eleanor Glueck

Eleanor Glueck and her husband Sheldon did massive statistical modeling and follow-up studies to uncover the roots of criminal behavior, revolutionizing the field of criminology.

Temima Gezari

Temima Gezari made a lasting impact on Jewish education through her vivid artwork and illustrations of children’s books as well as her many years of teaching pedagogy.

Ruth Gay

Through her writing, Ruth Glazer Gay captured an engaging view of the Jewish community, both past and present.

Helene Gans

A firm believer in the importance of government regulations in protecting citizens, Helene Gans advocated for minimum wage laws, consumer protection, and relief for victims of WWII.

Norma Fields Furst

Norma Fields Furst used her positions of authority at different colleges and universities to garner support for civil rights and gender equality within academia.

Jessica Feingold

Jessica Feingold devoted her career to transforming the grand ideas of Louis Finkelstein, chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, into practical reality.

Ruth Lewis Farkas

Ruth Lewis Farkas’s remarkable and varied career ranged from creating a retail chain that survived the Great Depression to teaching sociology to running international education initiatives.

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