Ms. Epstein is a second-generation ATS supporter, whose late parents, Miriam and Louis Benjamin, started the ATS chapter in Sarasota, Fla. Following in their footsteps, she served as president of the Washington D.C. Chapter from 2003 to 2007, helping transform the once small local presence into a prominent region. During her tenure as president and chair of the chapter, she helped raise $7.6 million. She also is a member of the ATS National Board, active on its Programs and Missions Committee, and serves on the Technion Board of Governors.
Ms. Epstein is a Technion Guardian, a designation for those who support the Technion at the highest levels. She supports the Joan & Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech, the Stanley Shalom Zielony Graduate Student Village at the Technion, the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, and more. For her long-standing devotion, the Technion awarded her an honorary fellowship in 2009 and an honorary doctorate in 2019. She also received the Albert Einstein Award from the ATS in 2012.
Ms. Epstein earned her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, and is a former president of the Cornell Club of Washington. Following an earlier career as an education writer, she earned her law degree from George Washington University Law School and worked for the U.S. State Department until 2011.