Galia Galanksy is the single mom of a very sweet 5 ½ year old little girl. She holds a Masters in Arts and an MBA in Organizational Development. She spent her career in non-profit running a Pediatric AIDS program at Montefiore Medical Center, and then transitioned to City government where she was an Assistant Commissioner for the Department of Finance and the Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications. Three years ago she moved into Higher Education and now is the Executive Director of Human Resources at Hunter College. She loves living in the city and is fortunate to be surrounded by a great network of friends of family.
For the first five and a half years, my daughter, Gabby, was deeply attached to me. Anymore attached, the kid would have been back inside my womb. It was an intense kind of need that made any kind of…separation from me more dramatic than a Shakespearian play, and usually left both of us in tears; her from a fear of never seeing me again, and me from a powerful feeling of guilt and helplessness. I remember one incident, when she was 4, and she had a sleepover with another girl. Because I am… >> Read More