Charlestown resident, Stephanie Berdick, has been elected to Big Sister Association of Greater Boston’s board of directors. Berdick’s election was announced at the organization’s annual meeting on May 7, held at the offices of Allen & Gerritsen in Boston. As a board member, Berdick will support the strategic and fiscal oversight of the premier mentoring organization for Greater Boston’s girls, which serves 2,700 girls throughout the region annually in one-to-one relationships, group mentoring programs, and enrichment activities.
“Stephanie’s enthusiasm for advancing our mission and professional expertise make her a standout addition to our board of directors,” said Deb Re, Big Sister Boston’s President and CEO. “As a board member, Stephanie will play a key role in securing the resources that allow us to serve more girls through long-term, positive mentoring relationships.”
Stephanie is a partner in the Investment Funds Group in the Boston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice focuses on advising U.S. and non-U.S. private investment fund sponsors on all aspects of their business. She holds a B.S. from Bucknell University and a J.D. from Boston College Law School. Stephanie lives with her husband and children.
About Big Sister Association of Greater Boston
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston ignites girls’ passion and power to succeed through positive mentoring relationships with women and enrichment programs that support girls’ healthy development. For 67 years, Big Sister Boston has focused on meeting the unique needs of girls by providing them with the guidance, caring, and support of a Big Sister. Today, the organization serves more than 2,700 girls annually through professionally supported mentoring relationships with trained women mentors and enrichment activities that address the social-emotional development of girls age 7-20. Big Sister Boston is the only independently supported Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) agency out of 300 across the country to exclusively serve girls. For more information, please visit www.bigsister.org or follow @bigsisterboston on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.