Brook is part of the Muma branch of the Noyes family (4th generation). She is with Travelers Insurance in San Antonio, Texas, where she helped create opportunities for employees to volunteer and provide financial support to several organizations in the community. She also facilitated a diversity and inclusion program that was widely utilized throughout the company.
Vetoing KXL, Obama is showing that he’s listened to the Oceti Sakowin – Seven Council Fires of the Dakota, Nakota, Lakota Nations and all people resisting the pipeline, not TransCanada and the polluters. But the fight is not over. MORE
Wendy is a Trustee and Partner with Loring, Wolcott & Coolidge in Boston, with a particular emphasis on socially responsible investing in the firm’s Sustainability Group. Her career began in Bozeman, Montana, where she worked at Wild Forever, a grizzly bear conservation group. After witnessing the role economics play in driving conservation policy, she decided to pursue a career in finance as a means of achieving social change. Wendy is a graduate of Princeton University and the National Trust School. She is a CFA charterholder and a founding member of Sprout Lenders, LLC.
Corbin Hill Food Project received a grant from the USDA’s Local Food Promotion Program to support its innovative work in regional food systems and healthy food access in low-income communities in New York City. Corbin Hill also was highlighted in The Valley Table, The Magazine of Hudson Valley Farms, Food & Cuisine. MORE
Noyes Foundation’s Board Member Gregg Houston, Program Director Wilma Montanez and Board Member Dorothy Anderson attended the annual meeting of the Funders Network on Population, Reproductive Health & Rights in New Orleans. They are with Dr. Willie Parker, one of two doctors who perform abortions at the only women’s health clinic in Mississippi where abortions are performed. Dr. Parker is a devout Christian who feels he is doing the right thing to help women in need.