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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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SPOTLIGHT: Tanya McDonough

When Tanya McDonough graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in social work and spanish, she never thought a career in wine would be her future. She got her start bartending at Boston’s Radius Restaurant. It was … Continue reading

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ShePartakes has launched!

We launched ShePartakes with an orgasmic eleven course lunch at O Ya – attended by a fascinating mix of SheGives women, as well as women active in the Boston region’s food, wine and hospitality industries. Our guests included: Haley Fortier … 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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Hate Planks But Looove College Bound Dorchester…?!

Laura Gassner Otting (SheGives Founding Board Member amongst many other incredible titles like Founder, Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group, Board of Directors College Bound Dorchester) prompted us with this question: Hate Planks but Love College Bound Dorchester? She’s spearheading a Plank Competition to support College … Continue reading

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SheGives Members Break a Sweat at InnerCity Weightlifting

SheGives members gathered in Kendall Square in Cambridge on Monday to participate in a workout and to listen to Jon Feinman, Founder and Executive Director of InnerCity Weightlifting (ICW), discuss his organization and the positive changes it is making in … Continue reading

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Boston Herald Covers Lovin’ Spoonfuls Tailgate Party

Lovin’ Spoonfuls is in the news! The Boston Herald covered Sunday night’s Ultimate Tailgate Party, where over $200,000 was raised. You can read the full article here.

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Elisabeth Jackson of BOTW Addresses SheGives Members

Elisabeth Jackson, Executive Director of Bridge Over Troubled Waters, spoke with over 40 SheGives members and their guests on Monday night about the life-changing services that Bridge provides. Bridge, a new non-profit on the SheGives slate for this year, serves … Continue reading

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