WHAT: Academy of Women Achievers – Unstoppable Women Changing Boston
YW Boston to recognize and honor some of Boston’s brightest, boldest, bravest and most influential women.
All proceeds support YW Boston’s program to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
WHO: Emcee – Latoyia Edwards, anchor, NBC Boston
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO, Boston Children’s Hospital
- Dr. Beverly Edgehill, VP, Organizational Development, TJX Companies, Inc.
- Liz Brunner, CEO and Founder, Brunner Communications
- Rebecca A. Lee, Member, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
- Valerie Mosley, Chairwoman and CEO, Valmo Ventures
Student participants from YW Boston’s Youth Leadership Initiative (InIt), will introduce each honoree. InIt provides high school students with social justice education and training. Over the course of this ten month program students design and execute their own community projects.
WHEN: Monday, June 26, 2017
Registration & reception 11:15am – 12:00pm
Awards Luncheon 12:00pm – 2:00pm
WHERE: Boston Park Plaza
50 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116
About YW Boston
YW Boston has been a leader in building a better Boston for all since 1866, when it was founded as the first YWCA in the nation. Today, YW Boston serves over 3,000 Bostonians with programs that educate + empower people across racial, gender, class, and organizational lines. YW Boston is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
YW Boston works to achieve their mission to create systemic racial, gender and social equity through various programing, including: Dialogues on Race and Ethnicity, Girls’ Health, Women’s Health and Wellness, LeadBoston, Youth Leadership Initiative and Youth/Police Dialogues.