Category Archives: Women’s Topics

The New Segil Urban Farm Fellow – Training Camp staff in Urban Farming, Beekeeping and More

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Every year we endow a young adult to become a Segil Urban Farm Fellow at the Shalom Institute Children’s camp in Malibu. My husband Clive trains them with his deep knowledge of farming in an urban environment ( although you … Continue reading

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Learning about The Electoral College – I thought I understood it – but until I saw this video – I realise there were nuances I missed – take a look!

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 After the election I was driven to find out more about the Electoral College – its history and implications. I found a fascinating video that explained it so well. Take a look! I thought I understood before – but I … Continue reading

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Latino Donor Collaborative – learned a lot about the powerful economic force of the community

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 I am proud to serve on the Advisory board of TELACU Foundation which serves the Latino/a community nationally but especially in the LA area. I also serve on the board of a Latina businesswoman who runs a Construction company of significant … Continue reading

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Loss of a friend – such pain and a vacuum in my life and that of her family and friends – today was her funeral and memorial –

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Yesterday after months of pain and anguish, my dear friend Ilene passed. We spoke many times every week, texted multiple times a day, traveled with our husbands together – and our children grew up together as we lived just a … Continue reading

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The Larraine Segil Scholars Quarterly Dinner

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 The LSS group met for dinner at The Little Farm – Each of these remarkable women impress me more every time we get together. And what gives me tremendous joy is that they have formed such a bonded group – … Continue reading

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A wonderful new organization called LOOK WHAT SHE DID!

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I found out about this new non profit and immediately loved what they are doing!  Look What She Did! tells stories of astonishing women, past and present. That’s their mission. What started as a backyard art project has grown into … Continue reading

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Passing the California Bar Exam – such an Achievement !! Two of our scholars took it and two of them passed it!

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 WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE!  Two of our Larraine Segil Scholars took the California Bar Exam and both of them passed it! AMAZING – we are so proud of them! Here is Tania Gonzalez getting the Bar results  – first in her … Continue reading

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Our Larraine Segil Scholars Holiday Party -Women of Excellence!

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 We held our Larraine Segil Scholars Holiday party for 2016. What a fabulous group of women – all but three of the USA based women were there – and of course we missed our two South African scholars. Check out … Continue reading

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The first computer programmers at NASA JPL were WOMEN! DID YOU KNOW? PASS THIS ON!

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For 24 years I taught Executive education at CALTECH which is associated with NASA JPL. My program was a 2 day program in the Industrial Relations Center for executives in business,mainly technology business, on Strategic Alliances. Now I subscribe to … Continue reading

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A recent brunch for Committee of 200 Scholars at The Little Farm

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 The event was the visit of Israel C200 Scholar Sarai Duek to The Little Farm – and our Los Angeles based C200 Scholars rallied around her. C200 member Renee Pepys Lowe joined me as we celebrated these amazing young women. … Continue reading

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