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Sylvia Weisz Women’s Philanthropy Annual L’Dor V’Dor Event
Join Sylvia Weisz Women’s Philanthropy on Thursday, October 26th, for a new spin on our classic annual L’Dor V’Dor Event! This year, instead of a luncheon, come out for an exciting evening at the Luxe Hotel to hear guest speaker Dr. Jess Carbino, Sociologist at Tinder and hi-tech dating expert. We are delighted to honor Beth Freeman with the Doris Factor Women’s Leadership Award for her long-standing partnership with Sylvia Weisz Women’s Philanthropy and remarkable dedication to our community.
Dinner will be served.
Please note: this year’s event has open seating.
RSVP by Tuesday, October 24th.
At L’Dor V’Dor (from generation to generation), we introduce friends to our Federation, engage first and long-time time supporters, and connect women from across the generations in our community to each other and to our life-changing work.
$500 minimum gift to The Jewish Federation’s 2017 Annual Women’s Campaign required. First-time donors may make a minimum gift of $365.
For more information, please call (323) 761-8275
or e-mail LDorVDor@JewishLA.org.
If you do not receive a payment confirmation immediately after registering, please contact Sylvia Weisz Women’s Philanthropy at (323) 761-8275.
Dr. Jess Carbino
When it comes to what people want from online connections, Dr. Jess Carbino really knows her stuff. Dr. Jess, as she is affectionately known, is Sociologist at Tinder where she uses her research on dating to influence the online meeting-and-mating industry. In her role, she leads consumer and market research, conducts focus groups and interviews, creates and analyzes survey data, and studies Tinder user data.
Her work has been featured in major news outlets, some of which include The New York Times and Time Magazine, and she has appeared on TV programs Good Morning America on ABC and The Doctors on CBS, among others. She produced and hosted a weekly UCLA Radio show called “Hook up With Dr. Jess.”
Referred to by LA Weekly as “The Dr. Ruth of the Swipe Right Generation” and most recently named by Fast Company as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business in 2017, Jess is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and graduated from Emory University with High Honors. Following Emory, she worked on Capitol Hill. She then received her PhD in Sociology from UCLA, with her doctoral research broadly focusing on sex, dating (online and off), and relationships — and the cultural and structural influences behind them.
Dr. Jess is currently working on her forthcoming book Meet Market. She is also a proud Lion of Judah.
Doris Factor Women’s Leadership Award Honoree
Doris Factor Women’s Leadership Award Recipient and Federation leader Beth Freeman served as Chair of Tekiah Circle and co-chaired the International Lion of Judah Conference, Brentwood Country Club Luncheon, and the Executive Board of Women’s Philanthropy-Community Service. She was a Mentor for Federation’s Community Leadership Institute and worked as a Grief Counselor at Our House.
A champion of our Jewish community, Beth serves on the boards of Camp Ramah, University Women AJU, Rape Treatment Center, and American Friends of the Hebrew University, and is past Chair of the Zimmer Children’s Museum, and is active in AIPAC. She is President of the Board of the Jeff Astor Foundation, a charitable foundation created in memory of her brother.
Beth holds a bachelor’s degree from UCLA and a master’s degree in Education from Pepperdine University. She and her husband Rodney are the proud parents of Jenna, Gabe, Maya, and Ava.
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