Boston Business Journal names Beth Chandler among its list of BBJ 2021 Power 50 “Movement Makers”

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BOSTON (November, 1st¬†2021) ‚ÄĒ‚ÄĮThe Boston Business Journal¬†has named¬†Beth¬†Chandler, YW Boston President and CEO,¬†among its honorees in its¬†‚ÄúThe Movement Makers: Boston Business Journal’s Power 50.‚Ä̬†

Within the Greater Boston business community, there are many extraordinary individuals who are taking a stand, creating change, and taking actionable steps to work together to help Boston grow and be a place for equity, inclusion, and diverse point of views.  

This year’s Power 50 is called “The Movement Makers” because the¬†Boston¬†Business Journal seeks to highlight not only those holding positions of traditional power but also those leading from the pack itself, effecting change in communities across the Greater Boston economy and building a better, more prosperous equal area for all.¬†

‚ÄúThe Business Journal takes seriously our mission to recognize the incredible work being done by those across Greater Boston, and we are honored to have that opportunity with these 50 Movement Makers,‚ÄĚ said Carolyn M. Jones, Boston Business Journal Market President and Publisher. ‚ÄúEach of the people on this list is a force in our community and an example of the power that comes from the incredible and diverse talent throughout the region.¬†¬†

“I am honored to be recognized by the Boston Business Journal as part of their 2021 Power 50: The Movement Makers alongside such influential leaders who are working to build a more equitable Boston,‚ÄĚ said Beth Chandler,¬†YW Boston¬†President¬†& CEO.¬†‚ÄúThis honor is a testament to all of the hard work of the Board, staff and supporters of YW Boston.”¬†

A number of the other¬†impressive leaders on the 2021 Power 50: Movement Makers list are within the YW Boston community.¬†Geeta Aiyer, Makeeba McCreary, Sheena Collier, Colette Phillips, and Nancy Stager are all former Academy of Women Achievers awardees. Alongside Beth Chandler¬†there¬†are¬†her¬†fellow¬†LeadBoston¬†alums, Daren¬†Bascome, Nurys Z Camargo, and Imari Paris¬†Jeffries.¬†There¬†is also¬†Pariss Chandler, former Stand Against Racism guest curator and Andrea Silbert, president of the Eos Foundation‚ÄĒour¬†Parity on Board¬†coalition partner.¬†

Honorees will be celebrated at an intimate cocktail reception on Thursday, November 18th.  

The list of honorees can be found online here. 



About YW Boston

As the first YWCA in the nation, YW Boston has been at the forefront of advancing equity for over 150 years. Through our DEI Services‚ÄĒsuch as InclusionBoston¬†and¬†LeadBoston‚ÄĒas well as¬†our¬†advocacy¬†work and¬†youth programming, we help individuals and organizations change policies, practices, attitudes, and behaviors with a goal of creating more inclusive environments where women, people of color, and especially women of color can succeed.



About Boston  Business Journal

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