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Margot L. Pritzker

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Margot L. Pritzker "is Founder and President of WomenOnCall.org., which she launched in February 2006 to provide professional women and non-profits an on-line meeting place to forge productive and efficient connections that make a difference in people’s lives. She is also Chair of the Zohar Education Project Inc., which she established 10 years ago with the goal of translating the Zohar, the canonical work of Jewish mysticism into English. Margot is involved in a number of initiatives that effect women and children in the developed and developing world. She has overseen the initiation and progress of schools in remote areas of the Himalayas and Afghanistan. Furthering cultivation of leadership amongst young people has led her to support and become involved with Ashesi University in Ghana. Through the Aspen Institute, where she is a trustee, she participates in leadership development initiatives throughout the world. These convictions are given further expression in her membership on the boards of the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, the Chicago committee of Human Rights Watch, the Asian Art council of the Art Institute, and her role as a trustee of the International Board of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Margot currently serves as a trustee of the Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School, where she was Chair of the Board from 1993-2001. She serves as a Director of the Pritzker Early Childhood Foundation and is involved with ongoing research and planning in pursuit of new models of high school education, based on the notion that the adolescent is and can become a better global citizen. Born in England, Margot became a United States citizen in 1994. She currently resides in Chicago with her husband, Thomas J. Pritzker. Margot holds a BA from Northwestern University and a MLA from the University of Chicago." [1]

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  1. Board of Overseers, Aspen Institute (Henry Crown Fellowship Program), accessed May 12, 2010.
  2. Boards, For The Forest, accessed November 28, 2011.