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Telli Quinn ended her nine-month IYRS computer design program by interning at prototype design firm Empire Group in Attleboro, which just offered her an assistant designer position. IYRS uses hands-on projects to understand the connection between design and fabrication. / Courtesy IYRS School of Technology and Trade

Quality jobs can be landed in design across many industries

There is a big demand for young people in the manufacturing sector for sure. But some of those jobs are not about making products,...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION is accepting applications from early-career researchers for one-time grants of up to $25,000 to launch medical research projects. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation accepting applications for early-career researcher grants

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation is accepting applications from early-career researchers for grants of up to $25,000 to launch “promising” medical research projects,...

Five Questions With: Doris Blanchard

The Connect & Grow Together Supplier Diversity Event is Thursday, Oct. 3, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. It’s hosted by SupplyRI, a public-private...

Rhode Island Foundation names Sharon Collier HR VP

Sharon Collier has been appointed Vice President of Human Resources at the Rhode Island Foundation, where her responsibilities include hiring, employee relations, professional development,...

Weiss named new president of Festival Ballet Providence

ALAN WEISS, owner of East Greenwich-based Summit Consulting Group Inc., was recently elected president of Providence-based ballet company Festival Ballet Providence. Weiss replaces Toots...

Equity Institute aims to improve cultural responsiveness in schools, communities

PROVIDENCE – A nonprofit group that launched last week says it wants to ensure efforts to improve schools in Providence and elsewhere in New...

‘Four Legs to Stand On’ performance tells stories of addiction

PROVIDENCE – A performance featuring stories of people with addiction will take place next month in the city.Hosted by the Rhode Island Action Coalition...

Slader reelected RISCA chair

ELIZABETH “LIBBY” SLADER, owner of Providence-based design firm Libby Slader Interior Design, was recently reelected as chairman of the Rhode Island State Council on...

R.I. Foundation distributes $385K in grants to projects in 26 communities

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $385,000 in grants to fund more than 40 neighborhood-based projects in 26 cities and towns, including...
TIME WELL SPENT: Neil D. Steinberg has been the top executive at the Rhode Island Foundation since 2008, after stints in banking and higher education in Rhode Island.
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Neil D. Steinberg, 25 Over Fifty-five

25 Over Fifty-Five 2019 Award Winner NEIL D. STEINBERG | CEO and president, Rhode Island FoundationNEIL D. STEINBERG SAYS he’s been fortunate in his...
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