David Arkowitz joined the board of directors of biopharmaceutical company Proteostasis Therapeutics. He is chief financial officer and treasurer of Flexion Therapeutics, a biotechnology company. Bonnie Berger, the Simons Professor of Mathematics, and professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is the 2019 recipient of the Accomplishments by a Senior Scientist Award, given by the International Society for Computational Biology. The award recognizes those who have made major contributions to the computational biology field through research, education or service. Jonathan Kirshtein oversees technical support and training for the Americas at Lamborghini America, where he has worked since 2004. He lives in Framingham, Massachusetts, with Paula, his girlfriend of 16 years, and their dog, Giulia. His 24-year-old daughter, Rachel, lives and works in Boston. Chris Rhomberg is a professor of sociology at Fordham University, in the Bronx. He served on an advisory committee for the Museum of the City of New York’s “City of Workers, City of Struggle: How Labor Movements Changed New York” exhibition, which runs through Jan. 5, 2020. Spencer Sherman’s firm, Abacus, provides sustainable investment and financial planning services to people with a net worth between $50,000 and $50 million. Spencer teaches a daylong workshop called “The Dharma of Money: Creating Your Financial Karma” at California’s Spirit Rock Meditation Center, one of the largest meditation centers in North America. Deborah (Bornstein) Sosebee, P’16, is president of Beth Jacob Congregation in Oakland, California, where she lives with her husband, Michael. She has three children (including a Brandeis alum) and two grandchildren.
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