Social Capitalist Luncheon: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

SCI is excited to announce Vanessa Calderón-Rosado and Bob Rivers as the 2019 SCI Idealists.


Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, Ph.D.Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, Ph.D., is the CEO of IBA--Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, a community development corporation dedicated to empowering and engaging individuals and families to improve their lives through high-quality affordable housing, education, and arts programs. Through her leadership, IBA has become the largest Latino-led nonprofit organization in Greater Boston. In 2010, she became the first Latina ever to be appointed to the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary and Education. She has served on and advised numerous other task forces, boards and commissions.
Bob RiversBob Rivers is Chair and CEO of Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank and the largest independent community bank headquartered in Massachusetts, with $11 billion in assets and over 120 offices.  Named after the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Mr. River’s passion for advocating for social justice causes and sustainability issues is the result of a personal and professional journey that began early in his life. He is involved extensively in the community, serving on many boards, in addition to providing support and guidance to numerous other nonprofit organizations.
Please join us for the SCI Social Capitalist Luncheon on Wednesday, April 10 at the Sheraton Boston as we honor Bob Rivers, Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, Ph.D., and our Community Social Capitalists.