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Betti Hellinger Salzman

January 1, 2019

1979 – New York City

Betti Hellinger Salzman lived all her life in New York City. She received a BA from Hunter College and attended Columbia University Graduate School, the American Artists School and the National Academy of Design. Mrs. Salzman was chairman of the International Hospitality Committee of the National Council of Women of the U.S., arranging forty-five weekly programs each year for the wives of diplomats, members of the U.N. Secretariat, the consular service and for Fulbright scholars. She was president of the National Council, a member of the International Council of Women and on the board of Poets in the New York City Schools. She was a member of the literary committee and the Kesselring awards committee of the National Arts Club, a member of the Pen and Brush Club, the Amateur Comedy Club, a charter member of the Les Dames D’Escoffier and an associate of the Foreign Policy Association. She was an officer and board member of the Hudson Guild Neighborhood House and the Friends of the HEbrew University. She was the mother of two daughters and wife of the late Alexander E. Salzman. Among her numerous awards and recognitions, she was most proud of “An Album of Memories, Thoughts and Tributes,” put together and written by sixty-five members of the international community as a demonstration of their pride and approval of the Northwood Distinguished Women’s Award. (Deceased 1994)