Susan Cohen Crumpler is executive director of UC Berkeley’s alumni association. Jen Kaplan’s film “A Father’s Kaddish” received the Audience Award for Best Documentary Short at the Denver Jewish Film Festival. Donna Lee is owner/designer/inventor at the startup R-YOLO, which makes machine-washable yoga mats. In November, the mats won first place at Suffolk University IP Pitch Competition, and in March they were included in the luxury gift bags given out to celebrities at the Academy Awards. Due to medical reasons, Cynthia Leiffer retired early from a 21-year career as a nurse practitioner in internal medicine. Now she and her wife, Edie Sherman, have sold their home near Bangor, Maine, and moved full time into their motor home with their dog and two cats. As they travel around North America, Cynthia is working on her memoir, currently titled “The Glass Is Half Empty, and I’m Drinking the Rest: Adventures of an Urban Jewish Lesbian Nurse Practi­tioner in Rural Maine.” Jennifer Post is managing partner of the Los Angeles office of Thompson Coburn, the first openly gay person to hold this position at the law firm. She is a member of the firm’s management committee and vice chair of the emerging companies group. She is also on the board of advisers of Rainbow Capital, which invests in underfunded developers and operators in commercial real estate.
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