Category Archives: Women’s Topics

Someone sent this to me – I love it – Attitude is EVERYTHING!

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 A good friend sent this to me – attitude is everything! Read this every morning and night!   MAYBE WE SHOULD READ THIS EVERY MORNING: C                             … Continue reading

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We held our Larraine Segil Scholars Foundation annual retreat – amazing women!

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It was the organizing meeting of our Larraine Segil Scholars Foundation  (LSS)- but the third annual retreat of our group which has now grown to 20 women. How blessed I am that these exceptional women who walk the road less … Continue reading

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Paradigm for Parity – Gender parity in pay and position by 2030

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 I am proud to serve on the steering committee of a movement called Paradigm for Parity. Here is a recent NYC article on the topic. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/21/sunday-review/women-ceos-glass-ceiling.html?smid=tw-share

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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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