Home Events - Mass Poetry Upcoming Events 2023 11/14: Evening of Inspired Leaders 2022


Nov 14 2022


7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

11/14: Evening of Inspired Leaders 2022

Evening of Inspired Leaders


We are proud to announce Mass Poetry’s eighth annual Evening of Inspired Leaders, an event that brings together exceptional leaders from diverse fields to each read their favorite poem and reflect on its connection to their life and work. We are now planning an in-person and live-streamed event, which will take place on Monday, November 14th, 2022 from 7:30 – 9 PM at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, 527 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116

This year’s Evening of Inspired Leaders promises to inspire and uplift our community, emphasize the importance of words, and showcase the leadership of a diverse group of luminaries. Don’t miss this magical night!

2022 featured speakers include…

Lee Pelton | President & CEO, The Boston Foundation
Michael Bobbitt | Executive Director, Mass Cultural Council
Dr. Kimberly Frazier-Booth | Instructor, Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers
Dr. Jennifer Childs-Roshak | President & CEO, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts
Assaad J. Sayah, MD | President & CEO, Cambridge Health Alliance
Bill McKibben | Author, Educator, Activist, Founder of Third Act
Michelle Garcia Fresco | Poet & Programming Director, Elevated Thought
micah rose | Pamangkin & Storyteller, Co-Director at Arts Connect International
Dan Chiasson | Poet & Professor of English, Wellesley College
Josie Colon | Teen Council Member, Mass Poetry
Rupa Shenoy | Host, Reporter & Emcee, WBUR-FM (90.9)
Acoustic Nomads | Musical Ensemble

As Mass Poetry’s biggest fundraiser of the year, your support is essential and embraced. Help us bring this event to life by becoming a sponsor today!

We are seeking volunteers to help our events team at EIL 2022! Sign up here. Please fill out this form no later than November 8.

*The capacity of this live event is subject to change based on state and local guidelines on in-person gatherings due to COVID-19. We will keep you informed of any changes and appreciate your understanding.

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