Lois Farfel Stark
Lois Farfel Stark was a producer/writer of documentary specials for NBC Network News in Washington, D.C. and New York City, filming in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Cuba, and throughout the U.S. She returned to Houston, her hometown, and continued to produce documentaries for NBC and civic institutions on social and artistic subjects. Currently, she is writing Web, Ladder, Helix, a book on major shifts in worldviews through time.
She has been a Trustee of Sarah Lawrence College, the Texas Children's Hospital, the Alley Theater, St. John's School, Texas Committee for the Humanities, Texas Commission on the Arts, Rhodes Scholar Selection Committee for Texas, the Houston Forum, and on the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas/Small Business Council, among others. She is a Fellow of the American Leadership Forum and the Center for Houston's Future, and was elected to the Texas Philosophical Society and the Women's Leadership Board of Harvard Kennedy School.
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