Famous Viennese Professor Establishes Fund for Training Refugee Girls in Switzerland
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Famous Viennese Professor Establishes Fund for Training Refugee Girls in Switzerland

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A Viennese professor who fled Austria in 1938 has established a fund for the education of refugee girls who fled their homes for Switzerland because of racial or religious persecution. The professor, Eugen Steinach, well known for his research in hormones, died recently leaving an estate of $70,000, the interest from which will be used for this training project.

Founding Funders

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  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund