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May 2021

Rosemarie Day Advocates for Healthcare for Mothers on Mother’s Day

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Member Rosemarie Day recently penned an article for The Health Care Blog, advocating for healthcare for mothers, especially poor mothers and mothers of color who have been disproportionally impacted by the pandemic. Read more here.

Ellen Langer Talks Mindfulness in Harvard Gazette

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Ellen Langer has been prominently featured on Harvard University’s website about embracing mindfulness. “Mindfulness is the simple process of noticing new things about the familiar. When we notice actively, we become sensitive to perspective and change.” Read more here.

Frances West Named to 3Play Media Board of Directors

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MWF Board Member, Frances West, former Chief Accessibility Officer has been named to the board of directors at 3Play Media, the leading video accessibility provider to bring critically relevant experience that will help guide 3Play Media through its next stage of growth. Read the press release here.

Upcoming May and June Events!

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Join MWF for Join the Massachusetts Women’s Forum for some fantastic events in May and June! Connect with old friends and new, learn about and discuss current topics with “members only” speakers, and have some fun. All events will be held virtually via Zoom and are exclusively for MWF members. Details here:

Christine Timmins Barry Honored by Junior Achievement of New England

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Congratulations to MWF Member, Christine Timmins Barry who was recently honored by Junior Achievement of New England with its Spirit of JA award for Individual of the Year. Ms. Barry started her journey with Junior Achievement in Cincinnati, as a classroom volunteer, and then became a board member and Board Chair in 2006. In 2014, her family moved back to her hometown of Boston, MA and she joined JAofNNE’s board. From 2018-2020, Christine served as Board Chair. Christine is the true definition of a JA champion, supporting JAofNNE’s strategy and events, serving on board committees and engaging Endurance International Group (now Newfold Digital) employees to serve as volunteers and mentors in the classroom.

Chief Justice Margaret Marshall Awarded Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law

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Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall (ret.) has been named the 2021 recipient of the Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law from the Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School. The prize is awarded annually to “an individual or organization who has demonstrated extraordinary dedication to the rule of law and advancing rule of law principles around the world.” She is the third recipient of the Prize. The first was Justice Anthony Kennedy.