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January 2020

New Member Spotlight: Dr. Alison Davis-Blake

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Alison Davis-Blake is the eighth President of Bentley University. She has devoted her career to scholarship and teaching and describes herself as in the business of changing lives in positive and powerful ways by expanding students’ visions of what is possible. Alison joined Bentley in 2018. She is the former business school dean at the Universities of Michigan and Minnesota. 

New Leadership for 2020

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Thank you to our leadership for another fabulous year! Please join us in a heartfelt thank you to our outgoing Board members who have given so much of themselves to MWF: Maria Krokidas, Jesse Mermell, Gale Murray, Dusty Rhodes, Micho Spring, and Heidi Wyle. This year, we welcome new members to our board: Renee Connolly, Susan Esper, Rosalind Gorin, Mary Jeka, Carolyn Jones, and Tara Levine. We are pleased to announce the 2020 Board of Directors below:


President: Jackie Jenkins-Scott
Vice President: Judy Habib
Past President: Dana Born

Treasurer & Clerk: Kimberly Vaughan

Renee Connolly
Priscilla Douglas
Susan Esper
Wendy Foster
Rosalind Gorin
Pam Hamlin
Linda Henry
Deborah Jackson
Mary Jeka
Carolyn Jones
Tara Levine
Carmen Ortiz
Adrienne Penta
Frances West

New Member Spotlight: Beth Chandler

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Beth’s leadership and vision as CEO and President of YW Boston recently led the organization to refine their strategic direction. She has developed programs that educate and empower individuals, organizations and corporations to take action towards a more equitable society, from exploring personal bias to changing policies and practices. Read more about her work at YW Boston in our interview with Beth here.

New Member Spotlight: Jane Borkowski

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In 2019, MWF accepted 31 new members! Each day, we will be highlighting one. Please join us in welcoming, Jane Borkowski.


In her role at Ocean Spray, Jane oversees all human resources related programs, which includes employee performance, benefits and compensation, diversity and talent recruitment, as well as the Cooperative Affairs division. She’s been instrumental in helping make organizational changes and has contributed significantly to Ocean Spray’s talent management and executive development process.
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