NEWS

Priscilla Douglas Joins American Repertory Theater’s Board of Trustees

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Priscilla Douglas was just announced as a new member of the Board of Trustees at Harvard University’s American Repertory Theater. The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University is a leading force in the American theater, producing groundbreaking work that is driven by risk-taking and passionate inquiry. Priscilla was among six new Trustees and five…

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Rosemarie Day’s Day Health Strategies Celebrates 11 Years

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This year, Day Health Strategies celebrated 11 years in business. Founder and CEO, Rosemarie Day said, “The pandemic has made our firm stronger. We have re-dedicated ourselves to our core values, including health equity and organizational transformation. One of our most significant projects has been working with the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers to…

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Song Composed in Honor of Paula Johnson

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South Shore Conservatory recently announced Nkeiru Okoye as the composer-in-residence for its new SSC Transform initiative, which uses music education as a vehicle to promote social awareness and social justice. Okoye wrote the piece “Grayce and Sickle” as a tribute to Dr. Paula Johnson, MWF member and president of Wellesley College. “An academic and cardiologist,…

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Heidi Wyle’s Venti Technologies Announces $8 Million in Funding

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Venti Technologies, founded by MWF Member Heidi Wyle, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, recently announced $8 Million in funding to continue scaling the companies, autonomous mobility for logistics, supply chain and transportation markets. Read more on the company’s website: https://www.ventitechnologies.com/#/news/news20210720

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Peggy Jablonski’s Camino Way Walks Highlighted in Cape Cod Times

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Member Peggy Jablonski was highlighted in the Cape Cod Times for her five walking tours that focus on local history and connecting the past to current issues. The walks cover topics everywhere from sea captains and the economy of slavery in Cape Cod to the Wampanoag experience of the Mayflower landing. Click here to read…

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New Member Spotlight: Lesli Suggs

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Welcome, New Member: Lesli Suggs, President and CEO, The Home for Little Wanderers!   Lesli has devoted her career to child welfare and has been a tireless advocate for vulnerable children and families. Her work is driven by her belief that all children have the potential to live a productive and fulfilling life if given…

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The Castle Group Wins Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award

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Castle Group, co-founded by member Sandy Lish, was recently announced as recipients of this year’s Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award. Castle won for “Small Business Champion,” which celebrates a successful small business that is also working to strengthen and advocate for others in the small business community. Read more about…

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Rosemarie Day Advocates for Healthcare for Mothers on Mother’s Day

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Member Rosemarie Day recently penned an article for The Health Care Blog, advocating for healthcare for mothers, especially poor mothers and mothers of color who have been disproportionally impacted by the pandemic. Read more here.

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Ellen Langer Talks Mindfulness in Harvard Gazette

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Ellen Langer has been prominently featured on Harvard University’s website about embracing mindfulness. “Mindfulness is the simple process of noticing new things about the familiar. When we notice actively, we become sensitive to perspective and change.” Read more here.

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Frances West Named to 3Play Media Board of Directors

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MWF Board Member, Frances West, former Chief Accessibility Officer has been named to the board of directors at 3Play Media, the leading video accessibility provider to bring critically relevant experience that will help guide 3Play Media through its next stage of growth. Read the press release here.

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