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Positive Impact Philanthropy Podcast

Jan 4, 2023

Join Lori and her guest, Christina Gordon, as they discuss the importance of economic empowerment to women and girls. Christina is the CEO and Co-Founder of the Women's Foundation of Boston. She shares how she got into this philanthropic niche, their impact in Greater Boston, and how she used her professional experience to help raise the bar on philanthropic giving to women and girls. Stay tuned!


Here are the things to expect in this episode:

  • Why focus on women's and girls' economic empowerment
  • Women’s Foundation of Boston’s grant selection process
  • What does a volunteer-led and run organization look like?
  • The importance of having a solid endowment
  • And much more!


About Christina Gordon:


Christina Gordon is the CEO and Co-Founder of the Women's Foundation of Boston. She holds a dual master’s degree in International Finance and Applied Economics from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Boston University and also studied for a joint master’s degree in Women’s Studies and Sociology at Brandeis with a focus on women in the workplace. Christina is a former assistant fund manager and technology industry equity analyst at Wellington Management. She also worked as a stock analyst at Fidelity Investments. She is a trustee of a private foundation, a member of Women Moving Millions, and currently sits on the board of Rosie’s Place, a sanctuary for poor and homeless women in Boston.


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