With the League of Kitchens, founder Lisa Gross is demonstrating that great businesses come together like great meals, with bold vision, skill, and a flair of inventiveness. Through her unique culinary classes, Gross provides a true New York experience while doing social good. Hopefully soon she will also be turning a handy profit.
In the six years Joy Sisisky has been at the helm of the Jewish Women's Foundation of New York she has overhauled the funding model and raised millions of dollars. Despite some bumps in the road, the organization is now able to provide more than seven times as much money annually to organizations seeking to empower women and girls than it was when she started.