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Women in Local Leadership with Janelle Woods-McNish

August 25, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am


“What does being a leader mean to you?”

Join us for conversations with some of the region’s top women leaders (and some up-and-coming stars). Hear their stories, soak in their perspectives on how to navigate various industries.

9am: Check-in & Networking
9:15 am: Speaker Presentations, Q&A
10:15 am: Wrap up

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

•    Get to know some of our region’s leaders, their stories and hear their perspectives on how to step up to the plate
•    Connection to other business people in the region
•    Tips and tricks of navigating a specific field and/or career path
•    New contacts


WebContentPageJanelle Woods-McNish
Managing Director, Community Impact 
The Trustees 

With more than a decade of experience implementing employee volunteer strategies, Janelle Woods-McNish oversees diversity and inclusion initiatives, volunteerism, and statewide community engagement efforts for The Trustees.

One of Boston Business Journal’s 40 under 40 (2016), Janelle has extensive experience creating and leading innovative programming and initiatives aimed at increasing employee engagement through community service and has served as a community service ambassador for diverse workforce development and programming efforts. Additionally, Janelle is a former Mrs. Massachusetts and founder of I Am Valued, a movement to end human trafficking and exploitation. She serves on the Boards of City Year Boston and Common Impact as well as the Advisory Council Corporators for Needham Bank.

Janelle is a graduate of Texas A&M University and Boston College where she received her B.B.A in Marketing and International Business and Master of Arts in Higher Education respectively. She also earned an MBA from Simmons College. She lives in Dorchester with her husband, Hansley, and their 12-year-old twins. She recently authored her own children’s book titled Grandma’s Crown: The Story of Queen Janelle.

Open to all South Shore Chamber Members. Advanced registration is required for this event. To register, click the green “register now” .  There is a 48-hour cancellation policy for all Chamber events.