Evening of Inspired Leaders

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!

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! 

*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.


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 | CEO, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts
  • Bill McKibben | Author, Educator, Activist, Founder of the Third Act
  • Josie Colon | Teen Council Member, Mass Poetry
  • Rupa Shenoy | Emcee, WBUR (90.9 FM)

More speakers to be announced soon!