Grounded – Black Professional Couples in Boston: a film presentation


February 16, 2021
4:00pm-5:15pm EST

You’re invited to join us for a virtual screening of “Grounded – Black Professional Couples in Boston: a film presentation” followed by a conversation moderated by Callie Crossley of WGBH and joined by Legacy Inc. Writer/Producer Wanda Whitmore.


This new film brings Boston’s Black Business Leaders – who happen to be married – together to reflect on the impact of their relationships and how that bond has strengthened and shaped their path to success, and their hope for grounding the next generation of Black leaders in Boston.


Couples featured include:

Jacqui Budd, Philanthropist & Lead Director, Dress for Success and Wayne Budd, Attorney & Senior Counsel, Goodwin Proctor

Carol Fulp, former President/CEO of The Partnership, Inc., & Author, and CEO & Bernie Fulp, President, GoBiz Solutions, Inc

Reverend Dr. Gloria White- Hammond and Reverend Dr. Ray Hammond, Co-founders and Pastors of Bethel AME Church

Deborah Jackson, President of Cambridge College & Lead Director, Eastern Bank and Duane Jackson, Developer and Managing Member, Alinea Capital Partners

Diane Patrick, former First Lady of Massachusetts & Senior Counsel, Ropes and Gray and Deval Patrick, Former Governor of Massachusetts and Founder/Chairman of TogetherFUND

Benaree “Bennie” Wiley, former President/CEO of The Partnership, Inc. & Entrepreneur and Fletcher “Flash” Wiley, Attorney, Civic Leader and Distinguished Bostonian

Registration fee: 


Type of event: 

Partner Events

Learning area: 

Economic Development
Racial Equity


Eastern Bank