Mass Poetry's Evening of Inspired Leaders 2022

Mass Poetry is proud to announce their eighth annual Evening of Inspired Leaders, an event that brings together exceptional leaders from diverse fields to each read their favorite poem and reflect on its connection to their life and work. We are now planning an in-person and live-streamed event, which will take place on Monday, November 14th, 2022 from 7:30 – 9 PM at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, 527 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116.

Speakers at this year’s Evening of Inspired Leaders promise to inspire and uplift our community, emphasize the importance of words, and showcase their leadership as a diverse group of luminaries. This year's speaker lineup includes:

Lee Pelton | President & CEO, The Boston Foundation

Michael Bobbitt | Executive Director, Mass Cultural Council

Dr. Kimberly Frazier-Booth | Instructor, Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers

Dr. Jennifer Childs-Roshak | President & CEO, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts

Dr. Assaad Sayah | Emergency Medicine Physician, Cambridge Health Alliance

Bill McKibben | Author, Educator, Activist, Founder of Third Act

Michelle Garcia Fresco | Teaching Artist & Poet, Program Coordinator at Elevated Thought

Micah Rose | Co-Director of Emergence, Arts Connect International (ACI)

Dan Chiasson | English Professor & Poetry Critic, Wellesley College & The New Yorker

Josie Colon | Teen Council Member, Mass Poetry

Rupa Shenoy | Host, Reporter & Emcee, WBUR-FM (90.9)

...and more!

Don’t miss this magical night!