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Judith M. Kasen-Windsor & Edith S. (Edie) Windsor, Vice President of Financial Investments

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Judith M. Kasen-Windsor is a banking executive, Vice President of Financial Investments and Portfolio Manager in the Private Client Group, LGBTQ activist and philanthropist. She is the wife of Edith S. (Edie) Windsor. Kasen-Windsor increased her involvement with LGBTQ community where she helps many people and particularly LGBTQ organizations, individuals and groups become “investment savvy.”


 Judith Kasen-Windsor received her degree from American University, in Washington DC. She was an active member and President of the Alpha Chi  Omega Sorority.

 Edie Windsor was the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court of the United States case United States v. Windsor, which successfully overturned Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act and is considered a landmark legal victory for the same-sex marriage movement in the United States. 


They met while both participating in their mutual passion of LGBTQ activism. During the course of their relationship, the couple publicly participated in a multitude of LGBTQ marches and events. On September 26, 2016, Kasen-Windsor married Edie Windsor at New York City Hall. [A beautiful courtship and culmination for Edie Windsor to enjoy the legal rights and dignity she fought so har to achieve.] 

 

Ms. Kasen-Windsor continues to be a champion of LGBTQ causes:


The Edie Windsor and Thea Spyer Foundation (ediewindsor.com)

The Edie Windsor SAGE Center, NYC 

The Edie Windsor Coding Scholarship Lesbians Who Tech + Allies,

The Edie Windsor & Thea Spyer Coffee Shop The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center

The Thea Spyer Center Callen-Lorde Community Health Center

The Edie Windsor Visitor Center Hetrick-Martin Institute - HMI

The Edie Windsor Center for HIV/AIDS Stony Brook Southampton Hospital

The Edie Windsor Scholarship Temple University

The Edie Windsor Scholarship New York University, to name just a few.


Her unyielding commitment to the LGBTQ community that “LGBTQ Rights are Human Rights”  Judith promised to continue their passion for the fight for all rights and equality, not just a notion for some and a right for a few. Continuing Edie Windsor’s legacy against discrimination, she was making sure we knew that we are never to forget that until all things are equal for everyone, the battle wasn’t done.



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