Brandeis Alumni, Family and Friends

Brandeis Women's Network

The Brandeis Women’s Network fosters connections among Brandeis women, both on a personal and professional level. We bring together aspiring and inspiring Brandeis alumnae and friends to share ideas, insights and experiences. 

  • Five women from the Brandeis Women's Network smiling at the launch event
    Patsy Fisher, vice president of alumni relations; Talee Potter ’97; Dona Kahn ’54; Amy Cohen ’85; and Nikki (Mannathoko) Kuhlmann, senior associate director of alumni relations, at the launch of the Brandeis Women’s Network in New York City in June 2019.
  • Deborah Bial and Women's Network co-chairs at event
    University Trustee and Founder of the Posse Foundation Deborah Bial, Talee Potter ’97 and Amy Cohen ’85
  • Three young alumni smiling at Womens Network event
    Young alumni enjoy a Brandeis Women’s Network event.

Members of the Brandeis Women’s Network enjoy:

  • Events with engaging featured speakers - both online and in person 
  • Professional development workshops
  • Cooking classes
  • Book discussions
  • Online networking opportunities through the Women’s Network Facebook Group, Linkedin Group and B Connect Group
  • Much more! 

The Brandeis Women’s Network currently has one regional network in NYC. We are in the process of developing additional regional networks that will offer both in-person and virtual programming in the near future. If you’re interested in starting a regional network, contact us at

Leadership Team

Amy L. Cohen ’85
Amy L. Cohen ’85

Brandeis Women’s Network, Co-Chair

New York, New York
Talee Zur Potter ’97

Brandeis Women’s Network, Co-Chair

New York, New York
First Vice President/Associate General Counsel, Bank Leumi USA

Join Us on Zoom!

February 7, 2023
Showbiz@Deis: Film and TV Networking Lounge
Arts Alumni Network | Online
February 8, 2023
2023’s Political Theater - Policy, Perspectives, and What’s Next
Lawyers Alumni Network | Alumni Club of Greater Boston
February 12, 2023
Coachella Wine and Cheese Gathering
Alumni Club of Southern California