Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Time: 6:30 – 8:30
Location: KPMG Offices Two Financial Center, 60 South Street, Boston, MA 02111
The event will showcase a panel of private sector senior executives–who also serve as Board members of Boston-area non-profit organizations. These executives will discuss their experiences as board members. The event will provide prospective Fellows and Organizations with a great opportunity to learn more about the program, hear what it’s like to serve on a board, and to network with current, former, and future Board Fellows!
Sarah is a freelance consultant providing strategic planning, operations streamlining, and market analysis services to organizations with a social mission. She holds an MBA in Nonprofit Management from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University and a BA in Education from Hampshire College. She has worked as a Project Manager at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and a Program Coordinator for the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center and the Jewish Multiracial Network. A long-time resident of the Boston area, Sarah has a particular love of urban green spaces and community gardens, having worked on several farms in New England over the years.
Marla is a senior innovation expert in McKinsey’s Boston office. She has been with McKinsey for 11 years. She has served a range of global clients in financial services, media, consumer and social sectors with a focus on developing breakthrough innovation strategies as well as mobilizing for innovation. Her expertise also includes knowledge and talent management, and product development. Prior to joining McKinsey, Marla led product development at the Lotus-IBM Innovation Centre where the group launched the industry’s first collaboration, learning, knowledge management and commerce software solutions. Marla has published leading articles in the McKinsey Quarterly, Sloan Management Review, Strategic Finance and Banking Strategies. She is on the Board of Trustees of Babson College and Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for Project Bread, a local hunger organization.