The Anti-Defamation League honors Zane Buzby

The Deborah Awards is ADL’s annual Women of Achievement dinner. The award is named after the prophetess Deborah, who is noted for her courage, wisdom and leadership.  Each year, ADL pays tribute to outstanding women whose professional leadership, philanthropy, and civic contributions exemplify the ideals of the Anti-Defamation League.

This Year’s Honorees Are:

ZANE BUZBY
Director/Producer
Founder, The Survivor Mitzvah Project

FRANCESCA LEIWEKE-BODIE
Vice President of Business Development, Oak View Group

MARTHA SAUCEDO
Executive Vice President of External Affairs, AEG

Presenting the award to Zane Buzby was television legend Ed Asner, who called Buzby “A life restorer and a life saver” for her work with Holocaust survivors in Eastern Europe.

Zane Buzby with ADL Pacific Southwest Regional Board Chair, Ivy Kagan Bierman.

Zane Buzby with fellow ADL Deborah Award Honoree, Francesca Leiweke-Bodie, Vice President of Business Development, Oak View Group

SMP supporter, actress Frances Fisher and SMP Board member Conan Berkeley with Zane Buzby.

Tim Leiweke, CEO of the Oak View Group and former President and CEO of AEG,  
introduced his daughter, Francesca Leiweke-Bodie.

SMP’s VP,Senior Project Director Fran Simon with Zane Buzby and SMP’s Holocaust Archive Director Elizabeth Karpukh

Ed Asner and SMP Board Member Moshe J. Kushman celebrate with Zane Buzby.

Zane Buzby with fellow ADL Deborah Award honoree, Martha Saucedo, Executive Vice President of External Affairs, AEG

Zane & sister Donna Albert.

Honoree Martha Saucedo with presenter, Councilman Gil Cedillo.

Donors Bunok Kravitz and Roy Slavin celebrate with Zane & Conan.

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