10 Days of TOYL: Day 7 with Saskia Epstein

The Ten Outstanding Young Leaders Awards is less than a week away, and we continue with Day 7 of our TOYL countdown today with Room to Grow CEO, Saskia Epstein.

Through Room to Grow, Saskia has brought positive change to the lives of many local young babies and families.  Her leadership and determination to do whatever she can for today’s underprivileged youth, shows her true humanitarian colors. Saskia’s charitable efforts and ability to create an outstanding organization makes her a perfect example of what constitutes a Ten Outstanding Young Leader.

You can hear all about Saskia’s work at our Ten Outstanding Young Leaders Awards night on June 25. Join us for an unforgettable night of networking with business leaders across Boston, a cocktail hour, and a special program honoring our outstanding 2013 recipients.

Day 7 continues with Saskia Epstein of Room to Grow. Congrats Saskia!

 

Saskia Epstein

CEO, Room to Grow National, Inc.

Saskia Epstein is Chief Executive Officer of Room to Grow, an organization with locations in Boston and New York City dedicated to improving the lives of underserved youth and their families. Room to Grow provides counseling and child development coaching to low income families, as well as books, clothes, and toys for their babies. As CEO, Saskia leads the organization’s efforts to fulfill its mission and facilitate future expansion. Under her leadership, Room to Grow has relocated its headquarters to Boston; grown its revenue by 76 percent; seen a 45 percent increase in donated baby items; and expanded its program capacity by 95 percent. Saskia and her husband are also the founders of the Brookline Teen Center, an organization dedicated to providing a safe, enjoyable environment where teenagers can engage in constructive, educational, and leisure activities