Winter 2017| Posse Boston Quarterly

  

Posse Boston Celebrates Program Success, Raises $300K

On October 13, 2016, Posse Boston held its eighth annual Power of 10 fundraiser, bringing together nearly 350 supporters, friends and Posse alumni to raise more than $300K. The event honored Columbia Threadneedle Investments for its comprehensive and enthusiastic support with an award accepted by William F. “Ted” Truscott, CEO of Global Asset Management.

Columbia Threadneedle is a committed Career Program partner that has provided summer internships to Scholars, hired alumni as full-time employees, and sponsored Posse events. Posse Boston was thrilled to recognize the company and Mr. Truscott, who has enthusiastically spearheaded this mutually beneficial partnership.

“Every year I look forward to the Power of 10 when we celebrate the power of a Posse and gather Boston’s current leaders to network with our alumni,” says Posse Boston Director Andy Gallagher. “I’m so grateful to the sponsors and captains who made the night so successful.”

Middlebury College Posse alumna Rana Abdelhamid, the founder of the Women’s Initiative for Self-Empowerment (WISE), was the featured speaker of the evening. Earlier this year Rana received the Posse Star Award at the annual Posse Gala in New York City for her work with WISE, which prepares Muslim women to become leaders through self-defense, entrepreneurship and storytelling. Rana is currently pursuing a master’s degree in public policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Posse is extremely grateful to its many supporters and friends for making this event a success, especially Columbia Threadneedle Investments and OMAM for generously funding this year’s Power of 10 as the lead sponsors.


Posse Boston Power of 10 Sponsors

Leaders
Columbia Threadneedle Investments
OMAM

Benefactors
Barclays
Biogen
MFS Investment Management

Partners
Brooks Automation

Ambassadors
Acadian Asset Management
BNY Mellon
Fidelity Investments
Nellie Mae Education Foundation
Reebok
Vertex

Special Thanks
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Boston Teacher Residency

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