Rubber chicken dinner in a dark hotel ballroom? Not at the Give Back Awards! Now in its 3rd year, the Give Back Awards is an evening of service in honor of progressive business leaders who are committed to social responsibility and sustainable economic growth. We’ll gather in the Giving Factory at Cradles to Crayons and for a brief reception and program, followed by working together to assemble items for children in need.
A Partnership with Cradles to Crayons
Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive – at home, at school and at play. They supply these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities that have with communities that need. The Give Back Awards is held at the Cradles to Crayons Giving Factory, and supports their important work with an evening of service, and a donation of $50 per event attendee.
Recognizing Socially Responsible Business Leaders
Each year, the Alliance for Business Leadership honors socially responsible leaders and businesses. On October 18, 2018, we will present the Eli J. Segal Award to Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan. The Name You Should Know Award, and the Company You Should Know Award will be announced at the event.
The Eli J. Segal Award Recipient
Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan President & CEO, The Dimock Center
About Dr. Jordan Myechia Minter-Jordan, MD, MBA President & Chief Executive Officer In 2013, Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan became President and CEO of The Dimock Center, the largest employer in Roxbury, Massachusetts and the second-largest health center in Boston. The Dimock Center is considered a national model of comprehensive health and human services with an emphasis on the integration of clinical and behavioral health practices, and reaches more than 17,000 people annually through comprehensive health and human services. Dr. Jordan is a graduate of Brown University School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins University Carey School of Business, with an MBA in Health Services. After graduation, she joined Johns Hopkins Medical Center as an Attending Physician and Instructor of Medicine and subsequently as Director of Medical Consultation Services at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She is also the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from Northeastern University. Learn more about Dr. Minter-Jordan here.
Learn more about the Eli J. Segal Award and how the Alliance remembers Eli J. Segal here.
Name You Should Know Award
The Name You Should Know Award is given annually by The Alliance for Business Leadership to a business leader under the age of 45 who is deserving of public recognition for his or her commitment to social responsibility and civic engagement, and for using his or her role as a leader in the business community to advance causes or issues that create growth and opportunity for all people. The Name You Should Know Award particularly seeks to raise the profile of up-and- coming business leaders making meaningful contributions to civic life. This person is seen as an asset to their organization in thinking strategically, and engages communities in their work. We’ll announce the winner on October 18th at the Give Back Awards.
The Company You Should Know Award is given annually by The Alliance for Business Leadership to a business that is deserving of public recognition for their commitment to social responsibility and civic engagement, and for using their role as an employer in the Commonwealth to advance causes or issues that create growth and opportunity for all people. The Company You Should Know Award particularly seeks to raise the profile of an up-and-coming business making meaning contributions to civic life. The company is viewed as an asset to the business community in the Commonwealth in thinking strategically to engage diverse groups of individuals in their work. We’ll announce the winner on October 18th at the Give Back Awards.
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