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Presenting Konnectors

BC/BS At Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, our highest priority is to make quality health care affordable for individuals, families and employers who have made us the health plan of choice in Massachusetts.
EMC EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service (ITaaS).

Platinum Konnectors

Eastern Bank Eastern Bank is the largest independent, mutually owned bank in New England. We offer banking, investments and insurance all under one roof, and we pride ourselves on working harder to understand our customers’ needs so we can deliver these services in a committed and personal way.
Verizon Verizon is a global leader in delivering innovative communications, information and entertainment.
The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) owns and oversees the operations of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC), the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass. and the Boston Common Garage.

Gold Konnectors

babson1 Babson College was the first to understand that thinking and acting entrepreneurially is more than just an inclination. Rather, it can be taught. And we do it better than anyone.
The Chamber For over a century, the Chamber has helped Boston-area businesses connect, grow, and succeed in three core areas:Networking & Events, Business Advocacy, Leadership Development.

Silver Konnectors

The Appalachian Mountain Club promotes the protection, enjoyment, and understanding of the mountains, forests, waters, and trails of the Appalachian region.
Harvard Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally.
NFPA The world’s leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety, NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.
Taino Consulting Group Taino Consulting Group is an MBE & DBE certified Security Risk Management firm headquartered in Boston, MA, whose focus is on cyber security and physical security in the private and public sectors. Our services include risk assessment, incident response, training, and compliance.

Affinity Partners

AJC Basic AJC Boston is an arm of AJC’s global effort to secure peace and security for Israel while advancing human rights and democratic values around the world.
ALPFA1go ALPFA is the largest Latino association for business professionals and students with chapters nationwide and over 19,000 members. ALPFA is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos and building leadership and career skills. ALPFA is a non-profit entity registered with the Internal Revenue Service. Membership is open to anyone who shares our values, vision, and mission.
Conexion_logo Conexión is a leadership and mentoring program. Over a ten-month period, Conexión pairs small groups of fifteen mid-career Latinos with executives in diverse fields who serve as mentors for one-on-one conversations.
NAAAP NAAAP Boston is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), all-volunteer, Pan-Asian American professional organization that promotes the career advancement and leadership development of Asian American professionals in all fields through professional development, community service, and social events.
NSHMBA_Logo The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) is the premier Hispanic business organization dedicated to building and advancing Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development.
Logo de Oiste 2011 ¿Oíste? is the first and only statewide Latino civic education organization in Massachusetts. Our mission is to promote the principles and practice of democracy and to advance the political, social and economic standing of Latinos and Latinas in the state.
PartnershipInc The region’s premier experts on talent management solutions for professionals of color, The Partnership is leading that conversation.
 '10 YBWS Logo3 The Young Black Women’s Society will lead and empower women and girls of color to develop their personal and professional lives by providing tools and access through social activities, professional development, civic engagement, leadership development and mentoring.

Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.

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The Greater Boston Business Council fosters and promotes the vitality and productivity of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) business and professional community in the greater Boston area, thereby contributing to the economic welfare of the general commonwealth of which we are a part.