Ethel LeFrak '41, who served on Barnard's Board of Trustees from 1981-1985, is profiled by The Wall Street Journal. The article notes Mrs. LeFrak's lifelong support of arts and educational institutions including Barnard, and highlights a recent donation to Lighthouse International, a nonprofit that provides clinical services, rehabilitation, education and advocacy for the vision-impaired. This gift will support Lighthouse's child-development center. An excerpt from the article:
"In classroom visits to the school, Mrs. LeFrak was touched by the positive attitude of the visually impaired children and she was impressed with the teachers and staff who give the children strength and confidence, according to her daughter, Francine LeFrak.
"She thought if she could do anything to support them she wanted to do it," said Ms. LeFrak. "The idea of the school was right up her alley and my dad's alley.""
Read the full article here.