Mill Cities Leadership Institute

The Mill Cities Leadership Institute boosts entrepreneurship and leadership in Lowell, Lawrence and Haverhill. Exploring these cities, participants will deepen their insights into social justice, strengthen their ability to lead, and build a network with other socially responsible leaders. For more information about the Institute, visit

Northern Essex Community College has participated in the Mill Cities (formerly Sandbox)  Leadership Institute (MCLI) since 2012.

Participant List:

FY2019   Isabela Iem

FY2018    Janel D’Agata-Lynch and Karina Calderon (Lawrence Partnership)

FY2017    Adam Cutler

FY 2016  Myrna Percibal and Melba Acevedo

FY2013: Sylvia Banos

FY2012: Judith Kamber (retired), Dean of Professional Development, and Susan Grolnic (retired), Dean of Arts, Business, Communications and Technology