The Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women

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Lisa Lepson

Lisa Lepson has vast experience in social entrepreneurship, specifically with organizational and business development, fundraising, marketing and volunteer management with organizations such as Juma Ventures, AIDS Walk San Francisco, Killing My Lobster Productions and Berkeley Hillel. She earned an M.B.A. from The Anderson School at UCLA and a B.A. from Brown University. Currently, she is the Director of Business Development at Upwardly Global. Her articles have appeared in Lilith.

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Bess Myerson

When Bess Myerson encountered anti-Semitism as the first Jewish Miss America, she used her new-found fame to fight hatred through the Anti-Defamation League. Myerson stayed close to the Jewish tradition and people throughout her career, always presenting herself as a Jewish public figure.

Judith Graham Pool

Judith Graham Pool was a physiologist whose scientific discoveries revolutionized the treatment of hemophilia. Pool isolated factor VIII and created a concentrate made from blood plasma that could be frozen, stored, and used by hemophiliacs in their own homes.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Lisa Lepson." (Viewed on October 4, 2023) <>.


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