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Members Speak Out About Racism in Boston and What Change Looks Like

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Priscilla Douglas says, “It is time to end the illusion that people can lift themselves up by their bootstraps or move easily up an economic ladder just by working hard” and talks about closing the wage gap for the working poor in the Boston Business Journal: https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2020/06/08/op-ed-close-the-wage-gap.html   Also in the Boston Business Journal, and…

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Carol Fulp: Committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce

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Carol Fulp is the Founder and CEO of FulpDiversity LLC, where she engages with CEOs to advance diversity and inclusion within their organizations. She previously served as President & CEO of The Partnership Inc., the nationally recognized professional services firm that assists corporations in attracting, developing, and retaining executives and professionals of color. She is…

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Wage Equity Now: Closing the raw wage gap by 2030

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Over the past few months, Megan Costello and the leadership of the Massachusetts Women’s Forum have continued to make progress on our big idea: closing the raw wage gap by 2030 by asking companies to publicly report their overall wage gaps by gender and race.   Some of the biggest updates include our work with…

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Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership Announces New Helen G. Drinan Visionary Leadership Award

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The Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership today announced the new Helen G. Drinan Visionary Leadership Award. Named in honor of member and Simmons University President, Helen G. Drinan, the award will recognize distinguished women leaders who demonstrate exceptional commitment, compassion and vision. Read more here.

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Cambridge College Acquires the New England College of Business and Finance

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Cambridge College will acquire the New England College of Business and Finance in a recent merger. Board member Deborah Jackson, President of Cambridge College, is quoted as saying, “NECB’s combination of affordability, innovation, and business integration are the very attributes we value at Cambridge College for our student community of working adults.” Click here to…

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Tara Levine Joins Inari as Chief Growth Officer

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Inari today announced that member Tara Levine has joined its leadership team in the newly created role of chief growth officer. Read more about how Tara will drive efforts to deliver strategic commercial expansion and further develop the brand of the agriculture technology business in the press release.

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New Member Spotlight: Elaine Zecher

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Elaine became Senior Rabbi of Temple Israel of Boston in 2016 and is the first female rabbi in the history of Temple Israel. She has touched the lives of Temple Israel’s congregants – from the very youngest to their most senior members in many significant and meaningful ways and has been instrumental in adding to…

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New Member Spotlight: Pramila Yadav

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Pramila is one of Boston’s leading Obstetrical and Gynecology physicians, a clinical faculty member at Harvard’s Medical school, an investor and advisor in Boston’s growing medical and technology start up community, and a committed public policy advocate. Pramila started her own practice in Brookline in 2004, while actively teaching on the faculty of Harvard Medical…

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New Member Spotlight: Eileen Sivolella

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Eileen serves as chief financial officer at Advent International, a leading private equity firm that seeks to invest in well-positioned companies and partner with management teams to create value through sustained revenue and earnings growth. She brought vast experience in private equity to this role, previously working as CFO of Bain Capital and as a partner at…

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New Member Spotlight: Carolyn Sidor

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Carolyn Sidor is the Managing Principal of Cushman & Wakefield’s New England offices. She oversees all lines of business and leads a team of more than 180 professionals in Boston, Hartford, CT and Manchester, NH who develop creative and holistic real estate solutions for the firm’s investor and occupier clients across the region.

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