Grada Fischer "is owner and President of the Fischer Ross Group, a lecture management company, providing representation for top level speakers, dignitaries and celebrities, as well as program consultation for corporations, universities and wide variety of organizations. She has a background in public relations, business administration and sales.
"Her affiliations include the Arthur Page Society, The Women's Philanthropy Institute, the New York Chamber of Commerce and the New York Philharmonic, where she was the director of publicity for their volunteer council for three years. She has worked with the National Women's Economic Development Corporation, and has served on the planning committee of The Women's Campaign Fund for five years." 
- Director, Center for the Advancement of Women