Andrea Silbert joined the Eos Foundation as its first president in 2007. Eos is a private foundation making charitable investments in efforts to fight poverty and hunger and improve education in Massachusetts. Prior, Andrea was the Founder and CEO of the Center for Women & Enterprise, one of the largest nonprofit entrepreneurial training centers in the country. Since 1995, CWE has served entrepreneurs ranging from owners of small home-based businesses to the founders of fast-growth technology companies such as Zipcar and iRobot. Andrea was a Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts in 2006, campaigning on a platform of job creation, economic development, economic justice, and poverty alleviation.
Judy Pineda Neufeld is an expert organizational and leadership development consultant, facilitator, and trainer, working closely with mission-driven organizations across the country. She is passionate about making teams, organizations, and individuals more impactful and her focus has always been on lifting and amplifying women’s voices. Judy holds her B.A. from Tufts University and MBA from the Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business.
Marta Rosa is the President of MTR Consulting Services, established in 2004, offering executive level services to a diverse group of institutions primarily in the nonprofit sector. She is a strategic senior executive skilled at navigating complexity, leading change, facilitating program and policy development, building consensus, and driving efforts for long-term results. Marta was previously the Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Executive Director for Government & External Affairs and Community Impact at Wheelock College where she worked as a member of the president’s cabinet. She holds an M.A. from Cambridge College.
Christy Mach Dubé is a Director with the Eos Foundation where she provides strategic management of Eos’ Nourishing Kids and Women’s Power Gap Initiatives and serves as a lead author on related Foundation publications. Christy also oversees public affairs and communications for Eos. She holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and M.A. from Middlebury College.
Kellie Marchant is a Director with the Eos Foundation where she manages all operations, finances, and events of the organization. She is a skilled researcher and project manager and the bedrock of the Eos and related Nourishing Kids and Women’s Power Gap Initiative teams.
Judy Bigby, Executive Director, South Africa Partners
Ann Bookman, Director, Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy at UMass Boston
Vanessa Calderon-Rosado, Chief Executive Officer, Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción
Betty Francisco, General Counsel at Compass Working Capital and Co-Founder of Latina Circle & Amplify Latinx
Gail Deegan, Board of Directors, iRobot
Sheila Dillon, Chief of Housing and Neighborhood Development, Office of Mayor Martin J. Walsh
Linda Dorcena Forry, VP of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations, Northeast Region, Suffolk Construction
Paula Johnson, President, Wellesley College
Sandy Lish, Principal/Founder, Castle Group
Donna Levin, Executive Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Margaret McKenna, President Emerita, Lesley University
Evelyn Murphy, President, The WAGE Project
Ayanna Pressley, Congresswoman-Elect, Massachusetts 7th Congressional District
Linda Whitlock, Principal, The Whitlock Group
Michelle Wu, Boston City Council
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