EP 35 with Suzanne Parker from June 29, 2023
Suzanne Parker, Executive Director of Girls Inc. of the Valley since 2006, works closely with the community, the staff and the Board of Directors, to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Girls Inc. of the Valley, founded in 1981, provides school-age, youth development and mentoring programs that give youth the opportunity to develop and achieve their full potential. Under Ms. Parker’s leadership, Girls Inc. of the Valley has expanded its geographic reach serving up to 1,000 youth in Springfield, Holyoke, Chicopee and the surrounding towns.
A native of western Massachusetts, Ms. Parker earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Juris Doctor Degree from Western New England University School of Law. Ms. Parker has served nationally on Girls Inc. Board of Directors, and locally on the Holyoke Community College Board of Trustees. Ms. Parker is married and has a 17-year-old daughter.
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