Your Rashi kehillah is always here for you. We hope you will stay connected through our events and updates. We’re here to help alumni stay in touch with classmates, build and maintain connections, provide updates on the latest news and get involved. We hope that the core values you learned at Rashi will continue to guide and inspire you.
If you have any stories or milestones you’d like to share, updates in your life, or would simply like to check in with Rashi, please feel free to contact Kim Stone, our Associate Director of Development, at email@example.com.
Upcoming Alumni Events
STEM Professional Networking Event: Tuesday, December 14 | 8:30 – 9:30 AM
Please join us for our first STEM Professional Networking event on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 8:30 AM. Hear from current parents Luba Greenwood (P’22, P’24) and David Dkyeman (P’23) as they discuss “The Hunt for the Next Billion Dollar Biotech.”
To register or learn more about our online event, click here.
The event will be held on Zoom and requires advance registration.
You do not need to work in the field of STEM to participate – all are welcome!
*This event is for Rashi alumni, alumni parents, and current parents.
Past Alumni Events
Commercial Real Estate Professional Networking Event: Monday, October 25, 2021 | 8:30 – 9:30 AM
Rashi alumni, alumni parents, and current parents joined David Grossman and Sam Glasgow for a curated discussion with Eric Smookler, CFO and Co-CIO of WS Development on the current retail environment, WS’s approach to placemaking, and Boston’s Seaport. Thank you to all that attended!
Commercial Real Estate Professional Networking Event: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | 8:30 – 9:30 AM
Rashi alumni, alumni parents, and current parents joined us for an online discussion with Gabi Starfield, Rashi Class of 2005. Gabi, is a real estate private equity investor at The Blackstone Group, where she is currently focused on retail acquisitions in the wake of COVID-19. Gabi was recently named to Forbes’ 2021 30 Under 30 for Finance list and has played a key role in some of Blackstone’s most notable real estate deals in recent years. This includes its recent $14.6bn recapitalization of life sciences operator BioMed Realty in 2020, and the $1.3bn acquisition of the Space Center industrial portfolio in 2019.
Pathways to Healthcare Professional Networking Event: Sunday, January 10, 2021 | 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Rashi alumni, alumni parents, and current parents joined us for our first online networking event focusing on the healthcare industry. They heard from several Rashi alums in diverse sectors as they discussed their path to their current role in healthcare. Thank you to our alumni panelists Dr. Maxine Kantor, Psy. D, Rashi Class of 1999, Mariana Zalvsky, Rashi Class of 2000, and Sam Doernberg, Rashi Class of 2006.
We’d Love to Hear From You
Associate Director of Development
Associate Director of Development
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