Board

Mark C. Jensen

Mark C. Jensen

Mark C. Jensen is an attorney with Nutter, McClennen & Fish in Boston, and a graduate of Dartmouth College and Duke Law School.  He previously served as an officer and board member on the nonprofit boards of the Brookline Community Mental Health Center and...

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Mary Nikolai

Mary Nikolai

Babson Board Fellow Mary Nikolai (she/her) is a recent graduate of Babson’s part-time MBA program and a senior marketing manager at Cardinal Health, a pharmaceutical and medical supply distribution company. She is part of Babson’s Board Fellows program and is excited...

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Andrew Hoffman

Andrew Hoffman

Dr. Andrew Hoffman has published poetry, fiction, literary criticism, and nonfiction and is best-known for his Pulitzer-nominated biography INVENTING MARK TWAIN. A serial entrepreneur, mostly in educational technology, he is also a member of the Producers Guild of...

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Usman Hameedi

Usman Hameedi

Usman Hameedi is a Pakistani-American scientist, poet, and educator. Usman earned his BS in Biology with minors in Chemistry, Public Health, and Creative Writing from Brandeis University. He attended Brandeis as a member of the first-ever Posse Foundation STEM Scholar...

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U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo

U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo

U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo is a Boston-based Zimbabwean-American poet, performance artist, storyteller, and educator with an international reach and a transnational lens. Her debut poetry collection, Soul Psalms (She Writes Press), was published in April 2016, and hailed...

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Michael Ansara

Michael Ansara

Michael Ansara spent many years as an activist and an organizer starting with the civil rights movement of the 1960s, going on to be an organizer for SDS. He spent 10 years organizing opposition to the war in Vietnam. For 15 years, Michael was a community organizer,...

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Donna Glick

Donna Glick

Donna served as Director of the Huntington Theatre Company’s Department of Education and Community Programs. Donna designed and implemented model theatre education, performance and community programs, including the award winning partnership with Codman Academy Public...

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Gregg LeStage

Gregg LeStage

For 25 years, Gregg has been a management consultant specializing in organizational change and leadership development. He is based in Boston and currently serves as a Managing Director of Egon Zehnder's Leadership Advisory practice. He earned his BA from Trinity...

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Nicco Mele

Nicco Mele

Nicco is Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Most recently he served as the Senior Vice President and Deputy Publisher of the Los Angeles Times. He is a leading expert in the integration of social...

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Amanda Shea

Amanda Shea

Amanda Shea is an international multidisciplinary artist residing in Boston. She has powerfully performed spoken word poetry at numerous venues throughout Boston (including the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, and the Institute of Contemporary...

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Liesel Pritzker Simmons

Liesel Pritzker Simmons

Liesel Pritzker Simmons is Co-Founder and Principal of Blue Haven Initiative, where she oversees a portfolio structured to generate competitive financial returns and address social and environmental challenges. The portfolio spans asset classes, from traditional...

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