Author Archives: Jessica Price

SheGives Members Moved by Second Step’s Powerful Message

“You must have done something very wrong to make him behave that way.” That is how one therapist reacted to Deb, a domestic abuse survivor, during a treatment session. Deb had just related how, during a recent outburst, her husband … Continue reading

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SheGives Members Get a Glimpse of the Foster Care System with Silver Lining Mentoring

For most foster children, every adult in their world is paid to be there. Young people in foster care face difficult transitions over which they have no control. Many have survived abuse and neglect in their homes. Most move regularly … Continue reading

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SheGives Community Marches for Equality

The SheGives community shows up. Our non-profits are on the frontline with those at risk and marginalized: Foster children. Homeless children. LGBT+ community. Women. Families affected by domestic violence. Immigrants. We march for all. #shegives#shemarches

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SheGives Visits Music & Youth Clubhouse for First Event of Fourth Year

How is Music & Youth different from other non-profits? That is what SheGives members and guests set out to learn during their visit to the Music & Youth clubhouse at the West End House in Allston, MA on Wednesday. The … Continue reading

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Where Is She Now? Following up with Former SheGives Fellow Kalina Deng

Where are you working now, and how long have you been there? A: I work at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. at its headquarters in Boston’s Financial District. I’m a paralegal in the Immigration Section and have been … Continue reading

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GLAD Executive Director Janson Wu Addresses SheGives Members

SheGives members and supporters gathered on Tuesday for  discussion with Jason Wu, Executive Director of GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders (GLAD). After some brief refreshments, members heard heartbreaking stories of members of the LGBTQ community facing prejudice, and learned how … Continue reading

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BRIX Wine Shop Hosts ShePartakes Women in Wine Celebration

ShePartakes supporters and guests gathered at the beautiful BRIX Wine Shop to celebrate women leaders in the wine industry Tuesday night. They tasted four delicious wines made by women, paired with cheese and charcuterie from South End Formaggio. They also heard from five female … Continue reading

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Innercity Weightlifting Founder Jon Feinman Featured on

Photo from Heidi Legg of sat down with Innercity Weightlifting founder Jon Feinman for an illuminating interview as part of their new Young Blood series. In it, Feinman discusses the challenges and successes that ICW has faced since … Continue reading

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ShePartakes Featured in the Boston Globe!

SheGives was featured in the Boston Globe this morning! Sacha Pfeiffer highlights some of our ShePartakes events to celebrate women chefs in the Boston Area, including Monday’s sold-out luncheon with chef Nancy Cushman. Check out the article here.

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Women More Likely to Give, and More Likely to Give More

Illustration by Serge Bloch, from the Wall Street Journal Here’s a fascinating short read from the Wall Street Journal. Research at the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy shows that women give more than … Continue reading

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