Monthly Meetings

Boston Bridge meets monthly at the MIT Sloan School of Management on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. During these meetings we connect, network, and learn from that night’s speaker and each other. Everyone is welcome to attend our monthly meetings. If you’re interested in attending, please email us at bostonbridgeinc@gmail.com.

Directions to the MIT Sloan School of Management, where all of our meetings are held, can be found here.

List of past meetings and speakers:
Please find information on this year’s monthly meetings below.

April 15: TBD

Given recent events, we are still figuring out our plan for the April 15 meeting. We will be in touch soon to let you know what we decide.

If you haven’t yet joined our email list, please do so to receive updates!

*Virtual Meeting* March 18: Mentor Madness

6:00-8:00pm

Due to concerns about COVID-19, our upcoming meeting will be held by video conference. As planned, we will begin the evening with an overview of Boston Bridge’s great mentoring opportunities, and then hear from some of our wonderful mentors.

Instructions on how to access the meeting on March 18th at 6pm are below. You can use your computer to follow the link, and use the sound on your computer to listen in. You can turn on your webcam if you’d like.

Alternatively, you can dial in to the meeting by phone (see phone numbers below).

If you have any issues when trying to access the webinar, please email bostonbridgeinc@gmail.com, and we will try to help as best we can!

Thank you so much, and we’re looking forward to seeing you – virtually – next week!

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Topic: March meeting: Mentor Madness
Time: Mar 18, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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February 19: Cal Halvorsen *room 450

6:00-8:00pm
MIT Sloan School of Management, 4th Floor (Room 450) – Note, this is different than our typical room, it’s one floor down
Please note you can park at the Tang Building (2 Amherst St) or any metered spots in the area. (Parking at 2 Amherst St is still available after 5pm despite the detours.)

Cal Halvorsen, PhD, MSW is an assistant professor at the Boston College School of Social Work and Public Voices Fellow with Encore.org. His research interests include late-life self-employment and entrepreneurship, encore careers, and older adults as social innovators.  Join us as Cal discusses his current research, including the antecedents, experiences, and outcomes of longer working lives.  

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January 15: End of life planning innovations

6:00-8:00pm
MIT Sloan School of Management, 5th Floor (Room 550)
Please note you can park at the Tang Building (2 Amherst St) or any metered spots in the area. (Parking at 2 Amherst St is still available after 5pm despite the detours.)

Join us as Ariel Sherry and Ailene Gerhardt tell us about innovations changing the way we talk about and plan for end-of-life, including Cake and Hello. We’ll get to try both and learn how these platforms are making a difference.

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December 18: Boston Bridge Conversations

6:00-8:00pm
MIT Sloan School of Management, 5th Floor (Room 550)
Please note you can park at the Tang Building (2 Amherst St) or any metered spots in the area. (Parking at 2 Amherst St is still available after 5pm despite the detours.)

Join us at our December meeting for a thought-provoking discussion with City Life/Vida Urbana Executive Director Lisa Owens. Lisa is a local educator, community builder and social justice advocate and will lead us in a discussion about social justice and the importance of taking time to reflect on important topics.

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November 20: Roberta Robertson, PACE

6:00-8:00pm
MIT Sloan School of Management, 5th Floor (Room 550)
Please note you can park at the Tang Building (2 Amherst St) or any metered spots in the area. (Parking at 2 Amherst St is still available after 5pm despite the detours.)

Join us to hear from our very own Roberta Robertson as she teaches us about PACE programs. Roberta has over two decades of experience in elder services and is currently Director of Geriatric Outreach at The Elder Service Plan, the PACE program of Cambridge Health Alliance.

PACE, The Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly, offers coordinated, interdisciplinary care for people 55+ who have medical needs but want to continue to live in the community for as long as possible.

October 16: Dementia Friends Training

6:00-8:00pm
MIT Sloan School of Management, 5th Floor (Room 550)
Please note you can park at the Tang Building (2 Amherst St). (Parking is still available despite the detours.)

Join our very own Amy Walsh for a Dementia Friends Training. During this community awareness training program, we will learn what it’s like to live with dementia and how we can use our understanding to help those in our community living with dementia.