JUL 15: Miami Children’s Museum Names Dr. Judy Schaechter and Nancy B. Lash to Board of Directors

Miami Children’s Museum has named two new members to the Board of Directors for the Museum.  Joining the Board for the coming year are well-known community activists, Nancy B. Lash and Dr. Judy Schaechter.

Nancy B. Lash is the Co-Chair of the Miami Real Estate Practice for GreenbergTraurig, P.A.  She represents clients both in Florida and nationwide in broad aspects of commercial real estate.  Her experience includes the negotiation, documentation and closing of the sale, purchase, financing, and development of a wide variety of commercial real estate projects.  She is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami School of Law and a Trustee of the United Way.  She is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Florida Super Lawyers, was recognized by Bisnow as a South Florida Power Woman and is a multi recipient of the Chambers USA Award for Excellence.

“I look forward to working with my fellow Miami Children’s Museum board members to help enrich the lives of all children in our community by fostering a love of learning,” said Lash. “At Greenberg Traurig we have a long tradition of supporting important organizations in South Florida and I’m excited about this opportunity to encourage young minds to play, imagine and create.”

Judy Schaechter, M.D., M.B.A, is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.  She also serves as Chief of Service for Holtz Children’s Hospital at the Jackson Health System. Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, Dr. Schaechter has special expertise in community health, education, preventative medicine, adolescent gynecology, injury and violence prevention.  In addition to serving with numerous child advocacy programs, she has a national reputation for promoting safety, access to health care, professional diversity, and wellness.  Her passion has also affected policy change in firearm injury prevention, vaccination supply, access to health care, and freedom of speech. In recognition of her leadership and remarkable achievements, Dr. Schaechter was presented in 2018 with an American Academy of Pediatrics Outstanding Service in Advocacy Award.

“Miami Children’s Museum is an anchor in our community to excite children about learning and exploring, to join families in discovery and play, so foundational to child development.  I am pleased to join the Miami Children’s Museum Board in this important work” shared Dr. Schaechter when asked about what it means for her to join the Board of Directors.

Miami Children’s Museum offers bilingual and interactive exhibits; programs and classes and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication. The Museum offers 17 interactive galleries as well as housing many exciting and fun traveling exhibits. Miami Children’s Museum is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning through play and enabling children to realize their highest potential. Through arts and educational programs, the Museum seeks to include and target all audiences in Miami’s changing and diverse community by becoming the “town center” for Miami-Dade County’s children and families.