By Ariana Hanley
Members of the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF) gathered at The Hampshire House on Tuesday, September 14, for the first forum of the 2021-2022 season. Members could not have been more thrilled to connect and socialize in person again! Our September Neighborhood Narrative featured East Coast Ivy, an adorable boutique right on Charles Street! East Coast Ivy specializes in not only women’s clothing, but accessories and jewelry as well. The owner of the boutique, Greta Belsole, launched the boutique online in May of 2020 and due to incredible growth, she opened her first brick and mortar shop in Beacon Hill. Her adorable boutique has been the perfect addition to our quaint neighborhood this year. Be sure to pop into East Coast Ivy located at 88 Charles Street.
Our September keynote speaker was Dr. Camille Preston. Camille shared with the audience her inspiring life story of becoming a successful coach and business psychologist. Over the years, Camille took on many interesting jobs, attended graduate school, earned her PhD, and traveled the world extensively. As an adventure seeker, she has lived on four continent, worked on six, and has traveled to numerous parts of the globe. Through her travels and various jobs, Camille faced many adversity challenges, but always found a way past them. Camille was able to connect with advisors and mentors through her career who took a chance on her and it sure did pay off. With Camille’s extensive education and background in psychology, Camille continues to bring research and insights from psychology, neuroscience, and business to her work. As the CEO and founder of AIM Leadership, Camille has shared her growing library of actionable resources and insights to many Fortune 500 leaders, startup founders, and C-suite executives. In addition to her business coaching, Camille is an author of two books, which were raffled off at the forum! Camille was also featured on a Tedx Talk where Camille opened up about her journey through infertility. Given infertility is not often a subject that is openly discussed, Camille inspired thousands of people who had or were currently going through a similar challenge. Camille’s story and successes is enlightening and inspiring to all. We have no doubt that Camille will continue to amaze all with her many accomplishments to come.
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