Alumni articles

Sen. Anna Kaplan

Stern College and Cardozo Grad Wins New York State Senate Seat

Stern College and Cardozo Grad Wins New York State Senate Seat

Anna Monahemi Kaplan Travels an Amazing Journey It’s been quite a journey for Anna Kaplan ’85S, ’90C, the newly elected New York State senator who will be representing District 7. Born Anna Monahemi in Tabriz, Iran, to a Jewish family, she was sent to the United States for safety when the Islamic Revolution swept the

The Outlook for Distressed Debt

Top-Notch Panel Discusses the State of Distressed Debt On Monday, October 29, 2018, the Yeshiva University Wall Street Group (WSG), an alumni networking group organized by the Office of Alumni Affairs, presented a panel discussion titled “Outlook for Distressed Debt Ten Years After the Great Financial Crisis.” The event was hosted by Kramer Levin Naftalis

Miriam Lottner

Inroads and Outcomes for Women Entrepreneurs

Miriam Lottner ’02S Promotes the Growth of Opportunities for both Israel and the Women who Live There Educators today speak often about the need to have more women in STEM fields, and the career of Miriam Lottner ’02S provides a great case study of what can happen when women enter professions that have been historically

Mijal Bitton

A Changemaker Who’s Continuing to Make Changes

Mijal Bitton ’11S Wants to Shape Contemporary Jewish Life Mijal Bitton ’11S was recently named one of New York Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36,” a recognition given to “changemakers reaching across divides and edging the Jewish community forward.” What a perfect description of the work that Bitton does as a leader, scholar, doctoral candidate, Rosh