Sylvia Golbin Goodman

Sylvia Golbin was born to Jewish parents who escaped the Nazi Holocaust. She has served as a teacher, corporate communicator, and life coach. Together with her husband, David Goodman, she led the Andrew Goodman Foundation during its formative years, growing it into a successful non-profit that honors the legacy of Civil Rights Activist Andrew Goodman. Andrew Goodman, along with two other civil rights workers, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner, was murdered by the Ku Klux Klan while registering African Americans to vote during the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer project. The Andrew Goodman Foundation today partners with universities and colleges to develop and nurture civic participation in American youth. Sylvia is a long-time member of the Executive Council of the Business Council for Peace. She is a wife, a mother, and a grandmother.