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X.O.I. is here

If you’ve been hanging around the fridges at CIC Boston, you may have noticed a new orange beverage on the 18th floor. I recently sat down with the co-founders of X.O.I, Myron Lam and Linh Tran, to talk about their line of Gac superfruit beverages.…

Leadership in a Nutshell: How to become a stronger leader starting today

This is a guest post by Lucy Meadows, certified Career Coach, who can be found at: www.lmeadows.com.    “The way to be a better leader is to be a better human.” —Jerry Colonna   What intrigues you about leadership? Pulling people together to accomplish a goal?…

Medical Supply Drive For Venezuela

Economic struggles in Venezuela have led to a public health crisis. Recent articles in the New York Times and Boston Globe highlight the situation and state that “Only about 35 percent of the country’s hospital beds are operational.” We recently interviewed some of our Venezuelan members here on our blog, and now highlight their efforts to connect with and support their home community.…

Impact Hub’s World-Wide Response to the Refugee Crisis

Throughout the ages, people have sought asylum from political turmoils, ethnic wars, and natural disasters; however, it has never been more in the news than in the present. Climate change and political instability have displaced millions of people around the world, especially in the Middle East, and have caused mass migrations.…

The State of Asian Women’s Health in MA Conference: Using Technology

    The 4th State of Asian Women’s Health in Massachusetts, held at Impact Hub on May 25, 2016 by Asian Women for Health (AWFH), was a huge success!  Asian Women for Health is a non-profit organization founded in 2012 by Chien-Chi Huang, an Impact Hub member and host, to advance Asian women’s health and wellness through education, advocacy and support.…

Introducing Alisha Harrington, Impact Hub Boston Lead Host!

Alisha Harrington joined Impact Hub Boston as a Lead Host in April 2016. I recently sat down with her to learn more about her previous life as a public defender in Philadelphia, her move back to the Boston area, and what brought her to Impact Hub Boston.…

Venezuela’s Imports to Impact Hub Boston

Impact Hub is a global network of hubs and innovators, and each local office holds a distinct character and flavor. At Impact Hub Boston, we see various subgroups of entrepreneurs, with a cluster of folks coming from Venezuela. Given the history of Venezuela and its recent turbulence, I set out to learn a bit about the country and talk to a few of these now-local folks.…

April Sexy Salad Dressed Italian

“Sexy Salads:  Delicious, Yummy, Healthy, Fresh, Greens, Toppings, Mondays!” As my fellow Hubbers Adrienne Lane and Christina Inge found one-word terms to describe this favorite monthly event at the Impact Hub Boston, I was curious as to what made it such a hit event month after month.  …

Introducing Diane Whitehouse – A Multi-Talented Host Hubber

  At Impact Hub Boston many introductions happen in the kitchen at the super duper espresso machine.  That’s where I caught up with Diane Whitehouse during one of her host shifts.  The self-described ‘kitchen fairy,’ who does not mind helping with loading the dishwashers outside of her shift hours during the evenings and the weekends, was bravely tackling the loads of dishes after a Member Lunch.…