Shirley Mark, Director, Lincoln Filene Center for Community Partnerships.
"Shirley works directly with the Medford and Boston Chinatown partnerships and manages her team to strengthen partnerships with Somerville and Mystic watershed organizations. Each year, the Lincoln Filene Center produces a resource guide to facilitate greater campus-community collaborations. Prior to Tufts, she worked in philanthropy as a grant maker and consultant. She was a program director and developed grants initiatives to promote gender equity in K-12 public schools. Shirley has over 20 years of experience working on race and other diversity issues in the public and nonprofit sectors. She received a B.A. degree from Hampshire College and a masters degree in city planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology."