Sharewood Project brings free pregnancy care to women

Sharewood feat

The Sharewood Project, a free, student-led community health clinic, has been offering unscheduled care to the medically underserved populations of the greater Boston area since 1997. The clinic is currently providing free pregnancy care service for women, which connects patients to primary care physicians as well as health insurance enrollment assistance. Continue reading

Tufts offers free cancer screenings to uninsured Boston-area women

Chien-Chi Huang (left) and volunteers from the Asian Breast Cancer Project attended See, Test & Treat at Tufts Medical Center on Oct. 26. (Image courtesy of Lan Nguyen.)
10月26日,黃千姬(左)跟亞裔乳腺癌項目的志願者參加塔芙茨醫療中心的See, Test & Treat項目。(圖片由Lan Nguyen提供。)

The See, Test & Treat program took place at Tufts Medical Center on Oct. 26. For the fourth year in a row, Tufts Medical Center doctors provided free breast and pelvic exams to uninsured and underserved women. This is the first year in which the program provided pediatric kidney screenings for children. Continue reading

Sheriff Tompkins, Department visit Roxbury to hold inaugural women’s self defense class

Participant Kim Hill takes time out to pose with Suffolk County Sheriff's Department instructors Julio Pena and Jessica Cabrera during the Department's first D.A.S.H. (Defensive Aids in Situations of Help) session, held at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury.

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently held the first-ever session of D.A.S.H. (Defensive Aids in Situations of Help) at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury. Continue reading

Sheriff Tompkins, department introduce women’s self-defense program to Suffolk County


The first session of D.A.S.H., coinciding with crime-prevention month, is slated for October 23rd at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury from 5:30-8:30pm and will be presented in collaboration with Chelsea Police Officer Jose Ramos and the Chelsea Police Department. Continue reading

Entrepreneurs gather at Startup Bootcamp

Grace Hsia, CEO of Warmilu. (Image courtesy of LinkedIn.)
Warmilu總裁Grace Hsia。(圖片來自LinkedIn。)

Ten presenters from the world of startup entrepreneurship presented their stories of success and failure at the Startup Bootcamp on Sept. 14 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Two of the speakers were Asian women: Julia Hu of Lark and Grace Hsia of Warmilu. Continue reading