Aviva Drescher is described as a full-time mother and a part-time socialite. Despite being an amputee (she got into an accident when she was six years old that resulted to the amputation of her left leg), she became successful in various aspects of her life. She earned her B.A. degree from Vassar College, her Masters degree in French from New York University and her law degree from The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Instead of practicing law, however. she decided to focus on her family which consists of Investment Banker husband Reid and their four children. Drescher, who is involved in charities like One Step Ahead and Cancer Schmancer/Trash Cancer, is also one of the cast members of The Real Housewives of New York City.