Evening of Inspired Leaders

We are proud to announce Mass Poetry’s ninth 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. Join us for this memorable event on  Monday, November 20th, 2023 from 7:30 – 8:30 PM EST at The Huntington Theatre, 264 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115.

Inspired by Robert Pinsky’s Favorite Poem Project, this year’s event features: emcee Jeneé Osterheldt, The Boston Globe; April English, Chief Secretary to Governor Maura Healey; Imari Paris Jeffries, executive director of King Boston; Jill Medvedow, Ellen Matilda Poss Director, Institute of Contemporary Art; and Tamar Dor-Ner, Partner, Boston Office Head, Bain & Company.

Evening of Inspired Leaders raises funds to support Mass Poetry’s dynamic roster of free and low-cost poetry programs for thousands of people, young and old, across Massachusetts. Don’t miss this poignant night celebrating poetry and leadership. Tickets are available now!

2023 featured speakers include…

  • Jeneé Osterheldt | Host, The Boston Globe’s “Beautiful Resistance”
  • April English | Chief Secretary to Governor Maura T. Healey
  • Imari Paris Jeffries| Executive Director, King Boston
  • Jill Medvedow | Ellen Matilda Poss Director, Institute of Contemporary Art
  • Tamar Dor-Ner | Office Head of Bain & Company’s Boston Office

Meet Our Speakers