The Programming Committee helps conceive and execute well-rounded virtual programming and events that are relevant to our membership and the Prospect Development community. Our goal is to offer topically diverse events of varying length and depth (Think Tanks, Workshops, Webinars, etc.) that cover both educational themes and networking opportunities.
The Programming Committee is co-chaired by Elizabeth Dill of Harvard Medical School and Emily Donohue of University of Massachusetts Boston. Other Committee members include Liz Donascimento from Northeastern University, Malou Hafner from Amherst College, Meghan Hakanson from Harvard University, Bryan Mullin from Yale University, Colleen O'Donnell from Museum of Fine Arts, Dave Owens from Boston Children's Hospital, Sandra Soltan from Harvard University, and LaShawn Underdue from Beth Israel Lahey Health.
The Programming Committee volunteers will help shape the course of NEDRA’s programming by joining monthly brainstorming sessions via Zoom to discuss potential topics, speakers and locations. If interested, you can also assist us in arranging logistics for specific events including inviting speakers and/or drafting/editing advertising copy.
A volunteer’s specific time commitment is dependent on whether or not you are helping with one season’s programming, the entire year, or just a specific event. It is estimated that you will spend one to two hours per month. However, if you choose to take on larger responsibilities for one specific event you may spend more concentrated time on planning leading up to that event.