2021 Policymaker Roundtable: Secretary Rosalin Acosta

acosta_headshot_smaller_0-minJoin us for our first virtual Policymaker Roundtable of 2021 with Secretary Rosalin Acosta to discuss issues facing the nonprofit workforce. Rosalin Acosta is the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In her role, Secretary Acosta manages the Commonwealth’s workforce development and labor departments to ensure that workers, employers, and the unemployed have the tools, training, and safety resources needed to succeed in the Massachusetts economy. Secretary Acosta also Chairs the Workforce Skills Cabinet alongside the Secretary of Education and the Secretary of Housing and Economic Development.

Prior to joining the Baker-Polito Administration, she was a widely respected financial and banking service professional with over thirty years of experience in Greater Boston financial institutions. Secretary Acosta was a Director and Planning Committee Member of the Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board and was appointed a Northern Essex Community College Trustee by Governor Baker. She has been named one of Boston’s Most Influential Women by the Women of Harvard Club and El Planeta’s Top 100 Most Influential Hispanics in Massachusetts. She has also been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA). Born in Cuba, she earned a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University in Connecticut where she was a member of the Women’s Varsity Ice Hockey Team.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about the issues facing our Commonwealth, and have a candid conversation about the impacts of these issues on nonprofit organizations, their employees, and the people they serve.

Tuesday, February 16
10:00-10:45 AM

The event is free and open to MNN members. The event is $20 for all non-members. To find out more about MNN membership or to join, click here or email membership@massnonprofitnet.org.

Register here.

Registration closes at noon on February 15. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting before the event. The recording will be shared after the program.

The 2021 Policymaker Roundtable series is sponsored by Hemenway & Barnes.