The Boston 8 Trip to Boston 2018! We are ready to leave in the beautiful 15 passenger van Our first stop was Olive Garden for lunch in Orange, Connecticut Day 1 – Trip to Harvard Square. This is the girls in Harvard Square about to take the tour of Harvard University. Scene from the tour of Harvard The name of the event at Simmons College where Boston 8 traveled. Symone Sanders with Simmons Alum Rehema Ellis, NBC News Correspondent Symone Sanders Symone Sanders addressing the audience” Symone Sanders greeting Ambassador Harriet Elam-Thomas, a Simmons alum. The girls applauding keynote Symone Sanders. Four powerful Simmons Alum L-R Ambassador Harriet Elam Thomas, Judge Pamela Dashiell, Carol Waller Pope, attorney and worked in three administrations (Bush, Clinton, and Obama), and Desarie Simmons, nonprofit expert The Boston 8 and Leslie Morris with keynote speaker, Symone Sanders, political analyst on CNN. The Boston 8 with Leslie Morris and student, Nas Taylor, who was also keynote speaker at the scholarship event, at Simmons College. Yarelys and Samira, two of the Boston 8. Both are students at Creative Arts Morgan Village Academy. The girls with Leslie at Simmons College. The girls and chaperone Katrina Squire at the opening session at Simmons College on April 27th. The girls attended the youth workshop at Simmons College. The girls at the youth workshop at Simmons College The girls talking with Women of the Dream board member and Simmons alum, Judge Pamela Dashiell. Alexis Brown, Boston 8, with chaperone Katrina Squire, teacher at Veterans Memorial Family School. The girls at the reception on Friday, April 27th. The girls meet Dr. Cheryl Holder, physician in Miami. The girls mixing and mingling with Boston youth at the youth workshop. The Saturday affair. The girls met some powerful women of color – in this group are Rahema Ellis, NBC News Correspondent, Elizabeth Rawlins, retired dean at Simmons College, Paula Sneed, considered the most powerful Black women in corporate America. The girls are ready to go to the party! The girls with Leslie Morris presenting gift to trip sponsor and Simmons Alum, Paula Sneed. Paula Sneed is a 1968 graduate of Simmons, MBA from Harvard, and was the first black vice president at Kraft Foods. Leslie and the girls, and chaperone, Katrina, at the evening affair. Alexis, Janiayh, and Brianna Yarelys and Samira Dinner and evening out for Boston 8 – Lanasia, Shayla, and Trinity.