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Grow Smart Rhode Island recently established a work space in Newport, at the offices of the Aquidneck Island Planning Commission. Scott Wolf, executive director of the nonprofit planning organization, explains the need for an Aquidneck Island presence. more
Matthew Netto has been the state director of Best Buddies Rhode Island since October 2013. The nonprofit drives a global volunteer movement intended to create opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. more
Dan Corria of East Providence, president for a year and a half of the board of directors in the all-volunteer nonprofit Team Providence Athletic AAU, has been involved with the program for about 10 years. A division of the national American Amateur Union organization, which provides national tournaments and insurance coverage, among other benefits, Team Providence provides sports play for youths 11 to 17 in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. Here, Corria discusses the mission and his work at the organization. more
Dr. Ethan Balk is assistant professor of health services, policy and practice at Brown University. After several years of practicing as a primary care physician, he has pursued a career in systematic review, meta-analysis and clinical development. more
Dr. Paul DiSilvestro is director of research at the Program in Women’s Oncology at Women & Infants Hospital. He talked with Providence Business News about a recently released article, “Gender Differences in Scholarly Productivity within Academic Gynecologic Oncology Departments,” written by several researchers associated with the hospital’s Program in Women’s Oncology. more
Robert Fitzpatrick has been president of the all-volunteer nonprofit Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy in Providence since January 2014. A lifelong resident of Providence, he also is a 25-year veteran of the Providence Police Department. Here he discusses the conservancy’s challenges and assets. more
Executive director of the Rhode Island Builders Association land values and the impact on construction. more
The executive director of ONE Neighborhood Builders talks about the nonprofit’s mission and challenges to redeveloping blighted neighborhoods. more
1What is a migraine, and how can you know you're having one? A traditional migraine headache is an intense, throbbing pain that most people associate with the top of their heads. Those who suffer from migraines, also known as migraineurs, … more
For the past 20 years, Jonny Skye has worked with children and families in a variety of capacities. She has experience as a teacher, administrator, program director, researcher and educational equity policy maker, the bulk of which was completed in Providence. Now the executive director of Rhode Islanders Sponsoring Education, Skye has come to like working in the nonprofit sector, calling it a “fascinating experience.” more
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