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Raul Cesar Gottlieb

Engineer and community activist dedicated to the Reform Movement. He was part of the team involved in Jewish Education in Rio de Janeiro at the Colégio Eliezer Max and at the Vaad Hachinuch, and during his youth participated in the Chazit Hanoar.

Currently he is Director of the Devarim Magazine, Director of Religious Affairs at the ARI and President of the WUPJ Latin America. Raul is married to Marina, has two sons, one daughter and 6 grandchildren.

Carole Sterling

Elected Chair of the WUPJ International during the Connections 2015 Conference in Rio de Janeiro, she held various leadership positions in the Jewish community, including President of the Canadian Council for Reform Judaism from 2008 to 2011. She was also Vice Chair of the WUPJ International and member of the Board of Trustees of the Holy Blossom Temple (Toronto, Canada). She is Governor on the HUC-JIR Board and is active in the CIJA's LCP, URJ, The Leo Baeck Day School and the Camp George and Rachael's Centre for Torah, Mussar and Ethics.

She received her Bachelors degree from McGill University and is a graduate of the Wexner Heritage Program at the Wexner Foundation. She received various awards in recognition of her work as a community leader in Canada and Israel.

Célia Kochen Parnes

President of the Unibes, with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the FEA-USP, with a specialization in Management in the United States, Célia has, whenever possible, transmitted the importance of getting involved in social issues, since she herself began to volunteer at the age of 14. She is also a member of the Board of the Federação Israelita do Estado de São Paulo.

Head of Unibes since 2012, she conducted a strong expansion of activities so that the institution would become fully integrated into the Lei Orgânica de Assistência Social (Organic Law of Social Welfare).

She was honored in 2013 by City Hall for the International Women's Day, in 2014 by the WIZO organization, and voted by Veja Magazine as Paulistana Nota Dez (Top Citizens of the City of São Paulo) in May of 2015.

Claudio Luiz Lottenberg

Graduated Master and Doctor of Ophthalmology from the Escola Paulista de Medicina is President of the Sociedade Beneficente Israelita Brasileira Albert Einstein (SBIBAE) (Albert Einstein Hospital).

Professor of Public Health Policies in the MBA in Health program at the INSPER, São Paulo. Was Secretary of Health of the city of São Paulo during the term of José Serra and also President of the Confederação Israelita do Brasil (CONIB) until 2014.

Member of the Academy of Medicine of São Paulo, filling chair number 60, he was inducted in 2015. President of the Líderes Empresariais – LIDE in health since 2011 and member of the Board of Directors of the Instituto Coalização Saúde since 2015.

Telma Sobolh

With a Bachelors Degree in Education from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica – SP, with a Specialization from Boston University, she became involved in volunteer work in 1985. Member of the Board of the Sociedade Beneficente Israelita Brasileira Albert Einstein (Albert Einstein Hospital), she participated in the creation and management of the Programa Einstein na Comunidade de Paraisópolis (Einstein Program at the Paraisópolis Community) and is President of the Volunteer Department at Albert Einstein Hospital since 1996.

As Head of the Volunteer Department, she leads a group of over 500 volunteers who work at 06 units: Hospital Albert Einstein, Unidades Avançadas, Programa Einstein na Comunidade de Paraisópolis, Residencial Israelita Albert Einstein, Hospital Municipal Dr. Moysés Deutsch - M'Boi Mirim and Hospital Municipal V. Santa Catarina - Dr. Gilson de Cassia Marques Carvalho.