Whittier Street Health Center to Host Dec. 12 'Women for Whittier Holiday Tea & Talk'

Women for Whitter 2023 Champions

Whittier Street Health Center, a community health center with a mission to serve as a center of excellence that provides high-quality and accessible health care and social services that achieve health equity, social justice, and the economic well-being of a diverse patient population, will host its annual Women for Whittier Holiday Tea and Talk on Tuesday, Dec. 12, in the Community Education Room on the second floor of the Frederica M. Williams Building at 1290 Tremont Street, Roxbury.

The event, with the theme of “Women’s Rights in 2023: Challenges, Opportunities and Perspectives,” is scheduled from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and will feature the presentation of the 2023 Women for Whittier Awards.  

The 2023 Women for Whittier Awards will be presented to:

  • Latoyia Edwards, Emmy Award-winning anchor for NBC10 Boston and NECN
  • Kerin O’Toole, former senior vice president of public affairs for the Mass League of Community Health Centers
  • Su Joun, principal at Diversity@Workplace Consulting Group
  • Yuisa Pérez, chief people officer at the Museum of Science
  • Helen Credle, associate director, community engagement for the Elma Lewis Center
  • Cotton Cleveland, principal at Mather Associates

In addition, a panel discussion to dive deeper into the theme will follow the awards. Panelists include Geri Haight, Esq., member at Mintz Levin; Jackie Glenn, founder and CEO of GLENN DIVERSITY Inclusion and HR Solutions; Lisa Murray, head of Nonprofit and Professional Services Banking for Citizens, providing strategic and financial advice, and president of Citizens Massachusetts and team leader for New England Not for Profit and Professionals Banking; and Sandra King, founder and CEO of STKing Associates, LLC.

“This is a wonderful time of year to not only acknowledge the significant impact of the work of these outstanding women, but also to think and talk more about the rights of women and how they have changed over the past 12 months, as well as what we anticipate and want to see for 2024 and beyond,” said Frederica M. Williams, president and CEO of Whittier Street Health Center. “We are so grateful to our panelists for committing their time to such an important topic, and look forward to celebrating our honorees.”

For more information or sponsorship information, please email Events@WSHC.org or call 617-989-3221.  

Source: Whittier Street Health Center

About Whittier Street Health Center

Our mission is to serve as a center of excellence that provides high quality, and accessible health care and social services that achieve health equity, social justice, and the economic well-being of our diverse patient populations.

Whittier Street Health Center
1290 Tremont St
Roxbury, MA
02120

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