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*New Date* City Awake: Words of Wisdom Dinner ft. Bennie Wiley, The Wiley Group

Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

We’re sorry, this event has sold out. For more information on future events please contact 

Ali Nigro, Program Manager at

This program has been rescheduled from Wednesday, March 14th to Thursday, March 29th. Existing registrations will be transferred to the new event date. Questions? Contact Ali Nigro at

Please note: this program is for young professionals from Greater Boston and who are between the ages of 21 and 39. 

In an intimate dinner setting, Boston's next generation of leaders have a seat at the table with community icon, Bennie Wiley, Principal of The Wiley Group and former President and Chief Executive Officer of The Partnership, Inc. A frequent speaker on leadership, diversity and professional development, Bennie will share her story, career advice, and hopes for the future of Boston with our attendees.

For fifteen years, Bennie led The Partnership, Inc., an organization that strengthened Greater Boston’s capacity to attract, retain, and develop talented professionals of color. Bennie is also a recipient of The Chamber's Pinnacle Award for Lifetime Achievement and an inductee of the Academy of Distinguished Bostonians.

To view a current list of attendees, please click here

About our Moderator

A 2018 Pinnacle Award winner in the Emerging Executive category, Courtney B. Scrubbs provides legal support to the Sanofi Industrial Affairs activity. She came to the practice of law as a public health CBPR researcher at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and as a medical trainee. She is a distinguished Paul Ambrose Public Health Scholar and has been recognized for her provision of respite care to children impacted by HIV/AIDS, domestically and internationally, and for her many volunteer hours devoted to advocating for and empowering youth in the most vulnerable of circumstances. 

About City Awake

City Awake works to empower the next generation of Greater Boston leaders through programming that builds community and engages young professionals in dialogue about the most pressing issues facing our region. Through this work, we hope to deepen their connections to the broader business and civic communities and recognize their important contributions to our thriving economy.

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All cancellations must be received at least three (3) business days prior to the event to avoid being charged or to receive a refund.