Sen. William “Mo” Cowan spoke about diversity on Dec. 9 as part of the Community Conversation speaker series, co-sponsored by Gov. Deval Patrick’s Asian American Council and the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center.
Hung Goon is no stranger to Chinatown. He was elected the 2014 president for the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA) on Dec. 3 for two years. He will continue to serve on the Chinatown/South Cove Neighborhood Council (CNC) in 2014 after being reelected on Dec. 1 for three years.
Giles Li is a homegrown Bostonian and proud of it. The son of immigrants, Li’s family frequented Chinatown and Li found his first job in the neighborhood. Today, he continues to work in the area by taking over for Elaine Ng as executive director of Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center this month.
Bree Aldridge wants to know why some bacteria just won’t die. Aldridge, an assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at Tufts University, recently won a $1.5 million five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health for her research on improving tuberculosis treatment.
Tufts Medical Center’s interim president and CEO Michael Wagner is no stranger to the hospital.
Author Tracey Wilen-Daugenti spoke about women leadership on Oct. 14 at MIT.