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Inspire Awards

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Celebrating Cambridge Women in Business

The Inspire Awards recognize the commitment and contributions of outstanding women leaders in the Cambridge community.

2022 Inspire Awardees

1

Helen Elaine Lee

Author of “The Serpent’s Gift” and “Water Marked”, Director of the Program in Women’s & Gender Studies, and Professor of Fiction Writing in Comparative Media Studies/Writing.

MIT

2

Charlotte Allerton

Senior Vice President, Head of Medicine Design

Pfizer

8

Kendalle Burlin O'Connell

President & COO

MassBio

9

Sumiao Chen

CEO & Founder

Sumiao Hunan Kitchen

3

Christine Elow

Commissioner

Cambridge Police Department

5

Jane Hirschi

Executive Director

CitySprouts

7

Katie Lapp

Executive Vice President

Harvard University

4

Colleen O'Connor

Senior Vice President of Leasing

BioMed Realty

6

Joanne Smith-Farrell

CEO

Be Bio

2022 Inspire Awards Sponsors

Sponsor 7_18

Past Awardees

Inspire Awardees Group Photo

Awardees: Aine Hanly, Vice President of Drug Substance Technologies, Amgen, Dr. Carolyn Turk, Deputy Superindentent of Schools, Cambridge Public Schools, P.A. d'Arbeloff, Director, MIT Nord Anglia Collaboration, MIT Museum, Erin Lanciani, Head of HR and Organization Strategy, Sage Therapeutics, Kelly A. Flynn, Associate Director, Real Estate, Global Real Estate, Facilities, and Procurement, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Eva Martin Blythe, Executive Director, YWCA, Keynote Speaker: Jeanette Clough, Former President, and CEO, Mount Auburn Hospital.

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