Funny Women... Serious Business

A Livestream Event to Benefit Rosie’s Place

Streaming Online: Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 12:00 p.m. 


Join us for our annual Funny Women…Serious Business event, streaming online Tuesday, November 9th exclusively for our ticketholders and sponsors.

This year’s event features speaker Natasha Trethewey, 19th United States Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and author of the New York Times bestseller, Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir. Her story is one of resilience and enduring love.

Proceeds will benefit all of Rosie's Place’s vital programs and services for poor and homeless women. Your support ensures that we remain a place of help and hope for more than 12,000 women in need, every year.

Sponsor opportunities are available. Please contact Shelli Stevens for more information at 617.318.0211 or


A special thank you to our sponsors! 


Presenting Sponsors

Christina and Michael Gordon 

Anne Kubik

Kristen and John Maxwell

Michele May and David Walt 

Deb and Mark Pasculano 



Leading Sponsors 

Amundi US 

Cherise and Robert Bransfield 

Coldwell Banker Cares Realty

Columbia Threadneedle Investments 

Forest Foundation 

Deirdre Giblin

The Gilson Family Foundation 

Highland Partners Charitable Foundation

Jane and Joe Kringdon



Benefactor Sponsors

Arbella Insurance Foundation


Robert and Carolyn Blanks

Boston Realty Advisors


Chapman Construction/Design

Suzanne Chapman and Jennifer Eckert

Eastern Bank 

Elaine Construction Company, Inc. 

Susan M. Galer 

Mary Beth and Chris Gordon 

Erin O'Connor Kent and Patrick Kent 

Sharon Ireland Lewis

Liberty Mutual Insurance 

Marriott Daughters Foundation 

Pinkham Busny LLP 

Putnam Investments