NOVEMBER 1, 2018 – Rashi School recently awarded the coveted Mosaic Circle Ruach Award to former Board member and alumni parent Kathleen Fromm Cohen. Amongst family, friends, Rashi faculty, staff, alumni, and students, Kathy was honored for her outstanding work and years of service to the school. A longtime supporter of Rashi, Kathy served as president of the Board of Trustees from 2014-2017. Previously, she was clerk of the Board, chair of the Development Committee, chair of the Annual Campaign, and co-chair of Yachad, Rashi’s Parent Teacher Organization. One of the evening’s highlights included a touching speech by Kathy’s daughter Mayta, who graduated from Rashi with the Class of 2015.
“We are thrilled to present Kathy Cohen with this meaningful award,” said Neal Levy, Director of Development at The Rashi School. “Kathy’s dedication, leadership, passion, and love of Rashi is evident every single day. We feel very fortunate to have her as a leader.”
A graduate of Vassar College, Kathy earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Kentucky and completed her post-doctoral work through the Harvard Medical School at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. Kathy’s vast knowledge as a clinical psychologist, combined with her extensive non-profit expertise, has resulted in a thriving consulting practice. Her clients include directors, managers, executives and trustees from all around the country.
Kathy, her husband Scott, and their three children, Sophie (Rashi ’13), Mayta (Rashi ’15), and Zev (Rashi’17) are residents of Needham. Sophie attends Skidmore College and is a graduate of Gann Academy. Mayta is currently a junior at Gann Academy, and Zev is a sophomore at Gann Academy.