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Youth Villages celebrates Women of Excellence in New England

October 10, 2012

For our supporters in the Boston area, we invite you to join us at a new Youth Villages event.

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012
7:00-9:00 a.m.
The Harvard Club
734 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

Sponsorships and Tickets available now.

The Women of Excellence Breakfast has been a tradition of the Germaine Lawrence Treatment Center in Arlington for more than a decade and, after recently merging with Germaine Lawrence, we are excited to carry on this tradition.

This event celebrates several women whose perseverance, creativity and dedication have helped at-risk girls find a path to a safe and productive future.

We are honored to have Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley serve as mistress of ceremonies for the program Nov. 13 at the The Harvard Club of Massachusetts beginning at 7 a.m.

This year’s honorees include:

Connie Chow, PhD
Executive Director of Science Club for Girls

Science Club for Girls provides girls in under-served communities free science and engineering hands-on programming. They reach more than 1,000 girls each year in the greater Boston area.
Paula Stahl, Ed.D
Director & Founder of the Children’s Charter Trauma Clinic

Children’s Charter Trauma Clinic is Massachusetts’ largest provider of outpatient trauma-focused services for children who are victims of sexual trauma and their families.
Meg Vaillancourt
Executive director of The Red Sox Foundation.

The Red Sox Foundation is focused on improving health, educational and recreational opportunities for children as well as social service programs focused on youth and families in the inner city.
Alicia Canady (Rising Star Award)
Executive Director of the Young Black Women’s Society

Young Black Women’s Society was established to empower, mentor and develop black girls and women. Their purpose is to provide a platform for women and girls of color to further develop their personal, professional and civic lives.

You can reserve your ticket or sponsorship at Please contact Kristin Wright at 781-937-7931 to learn more about this event or the work Youth Villages is doing to help children and families in Youth Villages.

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