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Brandeis Magazine Profiles Alumnae on the Move to Celebrate Women's History Month

March 3, 2020

Risa Levine holds award in front of Resolve backdrop
Real estate lawyer Risa Levine ’83 is honored by Resolve, a national infertility alliance.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the winter issue of Brandeis Magazine is brimming with profiles of alumnae on the move.

Plus, learn more about the new Brandeis Women’s Network in New York City and how you can start your own chapter. 

Alumnae Profiles

A Magical Vanishing Act

Actor Robin Weigert ’91 fulfills a Streepian prophesy by disappearing into roles as varied as the unflappable Dr. Reisman in “Big Little Lies” and the indelicate Calamity Jane in “Deadwood.”

How to Forecast Professional Success

Candace Browning ’77, head of global research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, turns reams of news and numbers into international economic forecasts that make sense.

Inspirational Advocacy, With RESOLVE

A national infertility alliance honors real estate lawyer Risa Levine ’83 with an award named for her.

Keeping Progressive Values Alive at a Historic House of Worship

Jill Maderer ’96, Eli Freedman ’02, and Michael Hauptman ’73 steer the course at Philadelphia’s Congregation Rodeph Shalom, the oldest Ashkenazic synagogue in the Western Hemisphere.

At Home on the Fast Track

Former hurdler Chen Yahav-Levanon ’06 has raced her way to three successful startups and a spot on the Silicon Valley Business Journal 40 Under 40 list.

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