2024 SCI Connect & Inspire
Thursday, May 2nd, 5:00pm-7:30pm
More than Words 242 E Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02118
The SCI Idealist Award is presented annually to leaders who dedicate their lives and leverage their social capital to address some of the most pressing needs in our community. We are thrilled to be presenting the 2024 SCI Idealist Award to: Nora Moreno Cargie, Ayele Shakur, and Jean E. Dolin.
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Meet Our 2024 SCI Idealists
Ayele Shakur (She/Her)President, Redstone Family Foundation
Ayele Shakur brings over three decades of experience as an innovator in urban education. She is currently President of the Redstone Family Foundation, whose mission is to combat racism and antisemitism primarily through civics and cross-cultural education for children, youth, and families while also including the broader community.
Previously, Ayele worked for BUILD.org for a total of 12 years – first as the founding Regional Executive Director for BUILD Boston, and then as Chief Executive Officer. Read Ayele’s full bio.
Nora Moreno Cargie (Ella/She)President, Point32HealthFoundation; VP, Corporate Citizenship, Point32Health
Nora Moreno Cargie has a dual role at Point32Health: vice president of corporate citizenship and president for Point32Health Foundation. She previously worked at the Boeing Company as director of global corporate citizenship; for Illinois Action for Children as vice president of communications; and deputy communications director with Barak Obama’s 2004 U.S. Senate campaign. Today, Nora is on the board of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy and Conexión, an organization supporting the advancement of Latine talent. She also serves on the Executive Forum for Boston College’s Center for Corporate Citizenship and the Elder Stakeholders Group, convened by AARP Massachusetts to inform policy and practice in aging. Nora earned a bachelor’s degree from Columbia College and a master’s from NorthPark University, both in Chicago, Illinois. Read Nora’s full bio.
2024 SCI Rising Idealist
Jean Dolin (He/Him/His)Founder of the Boston LGBTQ+ Museum of Art, History & Culture
Jean Dolin is the visionary Founder & President of the newly launched Boston LGBTQ+ Museum of Art, History and Culture. With a passion for celebrating and preserving the rich heritage of the LGBTQ+ community, Dolin has demonstrated exceptional leadership and creative acumen through his innovative curation of spaces and artistic projects. Notably, he has launched Rainbow Tales, an LGBTQ speaker documentary series. And, he has masterminded the Portraits of Pride exhibits, a set of powerful public art installations featuring large-scale portraits that vividly illustrate the vibrant stories and diverse influential leaders within the LGBTQ+ community. Jean is also an Alum of the SCI AmeriCorps program! Read Jean’s full bio.
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