Professional Women’s Event Enables Attendees to Network and Connect

(From left) Jewish Federation CEO Naomi Adler with moderator Sherrie Savett and panelists Amy Goldberg, Meryl Levitz and RoseAnn Rosenthal

On May 15, Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia held a panel discussion at EisnerAmper LLP with some of Philadelphia’s most prominent industry leaders. The evening was an opportunity for the 65 attendees to network with and learn from other Jewish women from a cross section of industries, while also learning more about the Jewish Federation’s work.  

The evening’s panelists were Amy J. Goldberg, MD, FAC, surgeon-in-chief, Temple University Health System; Meryl Levitz, president and CEO of VISIT PHILADELPHIA; and RoseAnn Rosenthal, president and CEO, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania. Sherrie Savett, Esq., managing shareholder, Berger & Montague, P.C., moderated the panel. The Event Committee included Lisa Goldenberg, president, Delaware Steel Company of Pennsylvania; Linda Lightman, founder and CEO, Linda’s Stuff; Lori Reiner, partner-in-charge, EisnerAmper LLP; Lisa Schoenberg, life sciences consultant; and Gwen Stern, Esq., professor of law, Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law.

From left: Jennifer Cooperman, Becca Fischer and Gennifer Dornstreich

According to Marni Davis, director of Women’s Philanthropy, “This was our first event in several years specifically for professional women. We were thrilled to have a panel of very accomplished women who shared very honestly about being a woman in their industry.” Women’s Philanthropy is a community of women representing diverse lifestyles and income levels who share a personal commitment to supporting the Jewish communities locally, in Israel and around the world. For more information, contact Marni Davis at or 215-832-0859.


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