Marinell Rousmaniere 

Guest Blogger

President & CEO, EdVestors

Boston, Massachusetts

Marinell Rousmaniere brings over 20 years of experience in youth development and education to her role as President & CEO of EdVestors. Over her nine+ years with EdVestors, Marinell has been a key leader, most recently serving as Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives where she oversaw BPS arts expansion and launched EdVestors’ newest strategic initiative in career and technical education.

Previously, Marinell served as Executive Director of MYTOWN, a creative youth development organization connecting teens to Boston’s diverse history, and worked as a senior staff member in former Mayor Menino’s mayoral initiative on out-of-school time. A graduate of Connecticut College, Marinell also holds an MBA in public and nonprofit management from Boston University. She resides in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Boston with her husband and two children who attend Boston Public Schools.

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Posted May 21, 2020

6 Strategies for Success in the Virtual Classroom

Like an uninvited guest, the COVID-19 pandemic swept into town, upending the school year and our very way of life.…

By Marinell Rousmaniere , Karen Levin

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Posted May 22, 2020

With a Little Radical Imagination, We Can Prepare Our Students to Become Leaders

Early in the school year, after our daily Pledge of Allegiance, my fifth grader, Cassandra, asked, “Why are people mad when Colin Kaepernick kneels during…

By Joan Hurley

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Posted May 22, 2020

For My Family, Seeing Their First-Gen Latina Daughter Walk Across the Stage Would Have Been Everything

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By Karen Balbuena

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Posted May 22, 2020

Reopening Schools While Coronavirus Is Still on the Loose Is Ass-Backward

I swear this country is ass-backward. In last week’s Senate hearing, Dr. Anthony Fauci—the nation’s leading expert on the coronavirus pandemic—said outright, “… states will…

By Tanesha Peeples

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