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New Member Spotlight: Jane Edmonds

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Jane Edmonds, VP, Programming & Community Outreach, Babson College   Jane is well known in the Boston community and has been a leader in diversity and workforce development for more than 20 years. At Babson, she is responsible for performing a variety of high level functions supporting the overall operations and efficiency of the Boards…

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New Member Spotlight: Sandy Edgerley

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Sandy Edgerley, President, Hexagon Properties   After watching the city’s iconic Back Bay neighborhood evolve and grow, Sandy noticed that one thing remained elusive: high-end rental properties that were luxurious, elegant, and most importantly, felt like home. As the President of Hexagon Properties, with an abiding reverence for quality, craftsmanship, and beautiful design, she has built…

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New Member Spotlight: Siobhan Dullea

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Siobhan Dullea, CEO, Mass Challenge   As CEO of MassChallenge, Siobhan sets and manages strategy for the largest zero-equity startup accelerator in the world. MassChallenge has supported the growth of startup ecosystems across five continents, and it has partnered with hundreds of organizations to grow their innovation agendas.

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New Member Spotlight: Dr. Alison Davis-Blake

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Dr. Alison Davis-Blake, President, Bentley College   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…

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New Member Spotlight: Beth Chandler

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Elizabeth Chandler, CEO, YW Boston   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.…

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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.   Jane Borkowski, Vice President, Global Corp Affairs, Chief People Officer, Ocean Spray In her role at Ocean Spray, Jane oversees all human resources related programs, which includes employee performance, benefits and compensation, diversity…

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Beth Chandler: Building a Better Boston through Changing Workplaces, Education, and Advocacy

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Beth Chandler, one of MWF’s newest members, is President and CEO of YW Boston, has more than 25 years of experience in both the corporate and nonprofit sectors. Her breadth of work experience encompasses program development, delivery and evaluation, business development, and operations. Before working at YW Boston, Beth served as vice president at the…

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Diane Hessan Receives Business & Community Leader of the Year Award

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Member Diane Hessan (HBS MBA 1977), Chairman of C Space and CEO of Salient Ventures, was recently honored at the Harvard Business School’s 2nd Annual Business & Community Leadership Dinner. Diane received the Business & Community Leader of the Year Award for her dedication and commitment to entrepreneurship and community impact in Greater Boston and beyond.

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Myechia Minter-Jordan to Join DentaQuest as Executive Vice President and Chief Impact Officer

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DentaQuest recently announced member Myechia Minter-Jordan’s appointment as Executive Vice President and Chief Impact Officer.   The announcement states that, “In her new role, Dr. Jordan will establish and drive overall strategic investments and partnerships to fulfill DentaQuest’s mission to improve the oral health of all, with a focus on systems change. She will lead…

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Rosabeth Moss Kanter To Receive Thinkers50 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award

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Thinkers50, the global ranking of management thinkers, today announced that member Rosabeth Moss Kanter is to be the recipient of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award.   The announcement states, “The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to someone who has had a long-term impact on the way people think about and practice management,” explains Thinkers50 cofounder…

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