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Gloria Larson’s New Book Advocates for a Different Kind of College Experience

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After a decade of lessons learned as president of Bentley University, Gloria Larson is advocating for an educational experience she believes today’s college students need. In her new book, PreparedU: How Innovative Colleges Drive Student Success, President Larson helps us all — as parents, employers, and educators — to rethink how students should attend college to…

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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announces Priscilla Douglas joins the Boston Public Library Board of Trustees

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Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that executive coach, author and speaker Priscilla Douglas has been appointed to the Boston Public Library Board of Trustees. Douglas was sworn in on Tuesday, June 27, at City Hall, and fills the vacancy of Carol Fulp, who departed the Board in February 2017. Priscilla’s professional career includes key…

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C.A. Webb was recently elected to the Boston Foundation Board of Directors

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Boston – The Boston Foundation today announced it is welcoming entrepreneur C.A. Webb to the foundation’s Board of Directors for a five-year term that began July 1, 2017. Webb is the co-founder of Boston-based venture capital fund _Underscore.VC, and has also served as Executive Director of the New England Venture Capital Association. She left _Underscore.VC in February 2017 to pursue new ventures.…

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Boston Business Journal’s 2017 40 Under 40 honorees

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MWF Board member, Jesse Mermell the president of the Alliance for Business Leadership was selected as one of Boston Business Journal’s 2017 40 Under 40 honorees. Read more

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The 11th annual Women Opening Doors for Women

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We recently held our eleventh annual Women Opening Doors for Women mentoring event, which paired established executives with aspiring leaders. This year’s event was held at the law firm of Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP. The event sold out and more than 135 women were in attendance. Over 30 mentors attended, including event chairs Gale Murray, Jesse…

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Activism, healthcare with Nawal Nour

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MWF was honored to sponsor Dr. Nawal Nour during last year’s IWF Leadership Foundation Fellowship Program. As the Founder and Director of the African Women’s Health Center and Global Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Nawal established a career in promoting women’s health in underserved populations both nationally and internationally. We are proud…

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MWF members attend World Cornerstone Conference

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Dana Born, Cady Coleman, Priscilla Douglas, Judy Habib, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Sheryl Marshall, Helen Peters, and Alison Taunton-Rigby joined more than 700 global leaders in Sweden last month. They brought back knowledge, met new friends, renewed friendships and returned inspired. Watch for an invite to an upcoming breakfast where they will share all of the details.

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