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2022 Annual Gala

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm


Presenting the Woman Who Dared Award to:

Jean Altier Bohm
Global Head of Managed Strategies, Consumer and Wealth Management, Goldman Sachs

Jean is global head of Managed Strategies within Consumer and Wealth Management, overseeing strategy development, marketing, portfolio management and distribution across the Managed Strategies platform. She also serves on the Women’s Council, Sustainable Investing Council, Private Wealth Management Editorial Board and is a managing director ally for the LGBTQ+ Network.

Prior to her current role, Jean was global co-head of the Equity Solutions Group, and before that she launched and led marketing for the Goldman Sachs Option Advisory Services option overlay strategies. She joined Goldman Sachs in 2008 and was named managing director in 2013.

Prior to joining the firm, Jean worked at Lehman Brothers in the Structured Solutions Group within the Equities Division.

Jean earned a BA in Economics and a minor in English, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University.


Carina Kaufman-Gutierrez
Deputy Director, Street Vendor Project at the Urban Justice Center

Carina Kaufman-Gutierrez is the Deputy Director at the Street Vendor Project at the Urban Justice Center since 2019. She brings a depth of experience to the team, ranging from policy development and organizing for economic justice to years working in food service in restaurants and markets. Carina most recently helped pass the major reform to the New York City street vending industry in 40 years, ​and pass the Excluded Workers Fund, a $2.1 billion relief fund of undocumented workers in New York State. She has previously held positions at NYC Small Business Services, Community Service Society, and Fundación Corona. Carina holds a Masters in International Affairs and Urban Social Policy from Columbia University, and has been recognized as a Rising Star in New York State Labor.


Lisa Watts
Vice Chair, Latham & Watkins LLP

Lisa Watts, Vice Chair of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, focuses on the development of the firm’s strategic direction and manages its global presence. In addition, she advises clients on corporate and partnership taxation. Lisa brings more than two decades of experience with complex transactional tax issues to her work advising clients.

Lisa regularly serves private equity firms, US-based and foreign public and private companies, REITs and UPREITs, partnerships and limited liability companies, as well as investment banks. Specifically, she helps clients navigate the tax aspects of significant US and cross-border transactions, including: mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; joint ventures; recapitalizations; public financings, including initial public offerings; and corporate restructurings.

Lisa handles a broad range of transactional tax matters, with experience advising clients on all matter of M&A transactions, through the dual-track process, offering enhanced flexibility when planning an exit transaction, as well as clients contemplating an up-C structure. Lisa also regularly advises on sophisticated transactions involving special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC).

Lisa has been named a Dealmaker of the Year by the New York Law Journal, Notable Woman in Law by Crain’s New York Business, and Tax MVP by Law360.


Susan Yashar
Deputy CEO and General Counsel, Deloitte Global

Susan Yashar serves as Deloitte Global Deputy CEO and General Counsel (GC). She was appointed GC in 2014 and Deputy CEO in 2020. Susan also served as the Global Chief Risk Officer from 2020 to 2021. Susan has been a member of the Global Executive since 2014. Susan leads an organization of 125+ professionals in the Risk, Legal, and Ethics functions. In this capacity, she oversees major risk, legal, brand, regulatory, and governance matters impacting Deloitte worldwide. Prior to Deloitte, Susan worked at the PCAOB and the US SEC in a wide range of roles.

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Tribeca 360
10 Desbrosses Street, New York, NY

6:00 pm – Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction
7:00 pm – Dinner & Awards Program

Cocktail Attire

The Woman Who Dared Award honors women whose spirit, work and character exemplify the mission of NCJW NY. The award celebrates women who are compassionate, courageous, and powerful; women who are leaders in their fields; women who inspire and empower other women; and women who make a real difference in the lives of New Yorkers.

Note: Currently the Gala is planned to be an in-person event. We are monitoring COVID-19 closely and will adapt as necessary to ensure the health and safety of our community. 




For more information about NCJW NY or the Spring Gala, contact Executive Director Andrea Salwen Kopel at akopel@ncjwny.org or Development & Communications Manager Sarah Burstein at sburstein@ncjwny.org.



Tuesday, May 3, 2022
6:00 pm to 9:30 pm


Tribeca 360
10 Desbrosses Street
New York, NY 10013
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