A community organizer at heart, Justin is the Executive Director of City Awake where he is focused on establishing Greater Boston as a global hub for social impact. In 2014, City Awake partnered with 233 organizations to host its inaugural ten day festival which included 99 events attended by nearly 10000 attendees. In addition to City Awake, Justin spends his day at Yesware and his weekend across New England with Our Commonwealth. He is currently on the Massachusetts Board of […]
We asked Boston’s AGITATORS and INNOVATORS to share their insights and work toward reimagining the status quo, and have selected 10 finalists to audition at the 2nd annual PreXFenway. The event, taking place on Monday, May 4, 6:30PM-8:30PM at the historic Boston University Theatre at the Huntington Theatre Company, will feature short talks presented by the finalists on a variety of topics ranging from gentrification, the changing definition of philanthropy, reenvisioning the relationship between art and the “public,” to the […]
Julie Judson has been working at Citi Performing Arts Center for three years and currently serves as the Manager of Institutional Advancement. Julie works closely with Citi Center’s Board of Directors and Overseers, cultivates and stewards companies who are members of the Corporate Leadership Program, and plans and implements fundraising special events. Working closely with the Development team at Citi Center, she launched the Metropolitans, Citi Center’s young professionals group in January 2013. Julie now manages the program and develops […]
Gayle Hilgendorff is an author, speaker and coach who has built her platform of healthy corporate leadership on the back of a twenty-one-year Human Resources career with a Fortune 500 company. Now an Executive Health and Leadership Coach, Gayle works with organizations and individuals around the world to build their leadership capability, professionally and personally, through bettering their own health.
Bette Ann Libby’s images have been inspired by her sojourn in Samoa and travels in Europe, Asia, India, the Middle and Far East. She has received numerous awards for her work, which have been exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the US. Primarily a studio potter from 1972-1986, her functional ceramics were sold in over 30 galleries across the country. From 1985-1989, she was Director/Owner of the Mad River Valley Craft Fair, Waitsfield, VT. In 1986, she moved to […]
Kelly Hines is a teacher and theatre director from the South Shore. Currently teaching choral music and theatre arts at Thayer Academy, she began her career with 17 years in the wilds of public middle school English classrooms. Directing credits include West Side Story, Twelfth Night, Hairspray, Almost Maine, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, adaptations of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and Little Women, as well as her own original plays Wherefore Art Thou and #ChoosingElla. As an actress, Kelly was […]