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Miriam Dinerman

Miriam Dinerman received her Ph.D. and M.S.W. from Columbia University and taught social welfare, social work policy and history at Rutgers University from 1968 until she retired in 1999. Since then she has served as Editor in Chief of the Affilia Journal of Women and Social Work, now based at Yeshiva University’s School of Social Work.

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Sophia Moses Robison

Sophia Moses Robison discovered her passion for social advocacy in college. Active in the National Council of Jewish Women throughout her life, Robison was also a published researcher and studied the economic impact of arriving refugees after World War II for the federal government. Her explorations into youth delinquency demonstrated the class and social biases in the reporting of delinquency.

Pauline Goldmark

Pauline Goldmark was a social worker and activist, part of a group of women seeking the vote and reforms of the urban and industrial excesses of the early twentieth century. A pioneer in methods of social research central to reform efforts, Goldmark was indispensable to labor rights initiatives.

Florence Dolowitz

Florence Dolowitz both cofounded the Women’s American ORT (Organization for Rehabilitation and Training) and helped lead the organization for decades.

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