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marketing professional , writer

Eve Orlans Mayer, American marketing professional, writer. Recipient Columbia University Alumni medal, 2002.


Mayer, Eve Orlans was born on April 26, 1930 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Abraham Salem Orlans and Rose V. Wissotsky.


Bachelor cum laude, Hunter College, 1951. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1952.


Assistant editor Human Interest Magazine, New York City, 1952-1953. Assistant producer Channel 5, 1953-1954. Publicity writer New York University, 1954-1957.

Freelance writer, since 1957. Publication relations director Parsons School of Design, 1970-1974, 1979-1984. Owner, principal Eve Orlans Mayer, Inc., 1984-1992.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to newspapers and magazines. Ghost writer, speech writer:, interviewer: Steven Spielberg's Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, 1993—2000.


Board directors CARING at Columbia, Columbia University College Physical and Surgical, 1991—2000. Member alumni executive committee School Journalism, 1995—2006. Member annual fund committee Columbia University Graduate School Journalism, since 2006.

Member Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, since 1995. Member Hadassah Women's Zionist Organization American, World Jewish Congress, Anti-Defamation League, American Jewish Congress, National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League, National Organization of Women, Planned Parenthood, Compassion and Choice, Hemlock Society, Emily's List, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Tau Delta.


  • Other Interests

    Theater, travel, reading, music, movies.


Married Sidney A. Mayer, Jun. 8, 1952; children: Marc Orlans Mayer and Jonathan Orlans Mayer.

Abraham Salem Orlans

Rose V. Wissotsky

Sidney A. Mayer

Marc Orlans Mayer and Jonathan Orlans Mayer