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The Eleanor Kagi Foundation, 
 A Lynn M. Bennett Legacy

    Champion Nevada women and their communities through research and education.

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  • Roberta Sabbath

    Roberta Sabbath has served on the NEW Leadership Advisory Council since its inception and has been a passionate supporter, often encouraging her brightest students to participate in the program.

    She received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Riverside in 1994 and teaches in the English Department, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

    Her first book publication is the first collection of scholarship on religious texts as literature Sacred Tropes: Tanakh, New Testament, Qur’an as Literature and Culture, Brill Press 2009. In addition, she has published on topics as varied as performance, religion, and literary studies. Her monograph-in-progress is Re-Membering the Body: Figures and Judaic Wonder.

    Before her academic career, she joined Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA), working with native American children and adults in Kodiak, Alaska, served as a Las Vegas community volunteer, and a Juvenile Court Probation Officer.

    She now serves on the Las Vegas Anti-Defamation League Board and is the mother of three adult children and grandmother of soon-to-be five grandchildren.


    “The Value of Presence”

    What is the value of public/community service (corporate philanthropy) to you and/or Nevada?

    Roberta Sabbath probes the need for WRIN and NEWL to retain a presence to represent women’s issues on campus and in the greater community.

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    University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 455083
    Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-5083
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  • NEW Leadership Nevada 2017 Keynote Dinner

    Featuring Restaurateur and Philanthropist Jenna Morton
    Blasco Event Wing, UNLV Foundation
    4505 S. Maryland Parkway
    Thursday, June 8, 2017
    Reception at 5:00pm
    Dinner and Program at 6:00pm
    wrin@unlv.edu
    702-895-4931

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    Women's Research Institute of Nevada
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 455083
    Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-5083
    702-895-2902

    © 2017 WRIN | All rights reserved.

    a Studio Hyperset expression