CREW Boston

Prior Events

Prior Events

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  • It’s Time for Business to Get Serious about Inclusion

    It’s Time for Business to Get Serious about Inclusion

    CREW Boston hosted its annual 2020-2021 meeting virtually, featuring guest speaker Janet Stovall, manager of executive communications for UPS.  A popular speaker and workshop facilitator, Janet champions Pragmatic Diversity©, a frank business approach that tackles head-on systemic racism, corporate diversity, inclusion, and belonging, and provides straightforward solutions to dismantle it. In this candid talk, Janet shared an action plan for creating workplaces where people feel safe and expected to be their unassimilated, authentic selves.

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  • "How To Have It All" - Virtual Project Spotlight Tour of Foley Hoag

    During this virtual tour, Elkus Manfredi Architects and Turner Construction Co. gave participants a live, first look of Foley Hoag, a redesigned office space and case study for the topic “How to Have it All.”  At the outset of a design and construction project, clients often have a seemingly impossible wish list – the highest quality design project, delivered on the most efficient schedule, and at the best value for their dollar.  Members of the EMA and Turner teams discussed how they were able to meet these goals while showcasing their new offices and state of the art conference center.

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  • 2021 Mentor Program Virtual Wrap-Up

    2021 Mentor Program Virtual Wrap-Up

    Fellow CREW Boston mentors and mentees gathered for the 2021 Mentor Program Virtual Wrap-Up. During the event, past mentor participants talked about their mentor program experience and how they leveraged their relationships after the program. Additionally, members discussed some initiatives they hope to achieve with the mentor program going forward.  Lastly, there was some time for virtual breakouts where pairs discussed what they have accomplished, what they have learned, and any additional goals they have created.

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  • An Evening with CREW Legacy Legends

    An Evening with CREW Legacy Legends

    During this virtual event, CREW Boston and immediate past President Jill Sharif hosted a panel comprised of four Legacy members who are leaders in the real estate community. Kathryn Brown, Director, Real Estate of MIT Investment Management Company, Mary Knasas, Senior Planning III with Boston Planning & Development Agency, Dawn Neher, CFO of Cambridge Innovation Center, and Barbara Trachtenberg, Partner of DLA Piper LLP (US), shared their stories, reflected on pivotal moments in their careers, and relayed strategies employed as they’ve transitioned throughout.

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  • Networking and Peer-to-Peer Advising with the DPMGroup

    Networking and Peer-to-Peer Advising with the DPMGroup

    CREW Boston’s Development Project Management Group hosted a virtual networking and peer advising event.  Members discussed various topics including current challenges, inclusive leadership, and returning to the office – the new normal.

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  • CREW Chat with Christine Gorham

    CREW Chat with Christine Gorham

    Immediate Past President of CREW Network Christine Gorham hosted members from all CREW Network Chapters in the Northeast for a virtual discussion on COVID’s impact on CREW Network and the services the Network provides its members. 

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  • Equity x Equity: Working Toward a Definition of Community Wealth Building in Roxbury

    Equity x Equity: Working Toward a Definition of Community Wealth Building in Roxbury

    On May 19th we hosted deeper dive into the conversations we’ve had in the past, focused on how stakeholders, real estate professionals, and community development partners understand wealth creation and economic development in the City of Boston. Our panelists consisted of city agents, developers, and neighborhood activists, and the conversation focused upon wealth and equity-building in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston as well as the current revitalization efforts in Nubian Square (formerly Dudley Square.) Roxbury has long been home to activists, civil rights leaders, artists and musicians; Nubian Square is the geographic heart of the city and is intrinsic to the health and well-being of Boston as a whole.

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  • Your Value in the Market: Strategies for Success in Negotiating Compensation

    Your Value in the Market: Strategies for Success in Negotiating Compensation

    On May 13th Hillary Shine spoke to CREW Boston about understanding your value in the marketplace and how to negotiate your worth in both a current and new positions. Hillary set the stage by indicating that people are on the move and there is a real war on talent in the marketplace right now. The pandemic has certainly provided people the time and headspace to think hard about their current work environments and how for many this last year has allowed them the opportunity to see the benefit of a hybrid work from home/office lifestyle. Shine stressed the importance of truly understanding your value by looking carefully at your entire compensation package not simply what shows on your W2 when evaluating and placing a value to your net worth.

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  • How to Succeed in Business with the CREW Boston Entrepreneur Exchange

    How to Succeed in Business with the CREW Boston Entrepreneur Exchange

    Members joined the CREW Boston Entrepreneur Exchange for a roundtable discussion on how to succeed in business. Participants shared their professional profile and target client list to guide referrals and introductions.

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  • Public Speaking with Confidence to Stand Out

    Public Speaking with Confidence to Stand Out

    The Rising Leaders Group invited Dr. Barbara Tannenbaum, President of Dynamic Communication LLC and Professor of Persuasive Communication at Brown University, to lead a professional development seminar in public speaking. During this virtual event, attendees learned about speaking as an early career professional with the confidence to stand out.

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Upcoming Events

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    Work Out and Give Back – Zumba in the Seaport!

    Seaport Commons
    85 Northern Avenue, Boston MA

    Members Only

    Please join us for a 45-minute Zumba class at the Seaport Common, taught by Nicole Derosiers, suitable for all levels. Come get your sweat on with this fun, energy boosting class!

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    Own Your Worth: Strategies to Gain Confidence and Achieve Success as a Woman in CRE

    Holland & Knight LLP
    10 St. James Avenue, 11th Floor, Boston MA

    Members Only

    Join us for a group viewing of CREW Network's two-part transformative series to dive deep into the strategies and tools needed to become a self-advocacy superstar. Space is limited.

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    28th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

    Wellesley Country Club
    300 Wellesley Ave, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481

    Public

    SOLD OUT -Join CREW Boston members and guests for the 28th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Wellesley Country Club to benefit The CREW Boston Educational Foundation, Inc.

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