Jane Marcus has a PhD in Communication and Policy Analysis from Stanford University where she studied with the late Professor Everett Rogers and Professor Emeritus Albert Bandura. Now retired, she worked for 35 years in the University’s central computing organization. Marcus is past president of Beth Am Women, the sisterhood ofCongregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills. CA. She is a member of the Chai Society of Retired Board members of the Women of Reform Judaism and is a board member of the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center. A Bay Area resident since 1977, she spent her pre-college life in New York. The ideas she expresses are her own.