Announcement: Partners Healthcare joins NSBE Boston Advisory Board as a Diamond Level Partner

Partnership Announcement


The NSBE Boston Professionals chapter is pleased to announce Partners HealthCare System as our newest Diamond Level – Community Achievement Partner!

“Partners HealthCare has always been committed to the public health and well-being of our Commonwealth. We are thrilled to have such a pronounced community advocate engaged with the National Society of Black Engineers and we look forward to all of the ways we will jointly advance our mission” – Chiderah Okoye, President of NSBE Boston Professionals.

One of the objectives of this relationship will be to increase ethnic diversity through recruiting and hiring in a number of disciplines ranging from technical functions to non-specialized support within Partners HealthCare. Partners Healthcare has committed to actively using this relationship to drive engagement within their network of employees and patients.

“We have a strong commitment to Diversity and Inclusion throughout our entire organization.” – Jim Noga, Chief Information Officer

As a NSBE Boston Diamond Level – Community Achievement Partner, Partners HealthCare has pledged support for NSBE Boston’s 2017/2018 programs including: Tech Talk events, Professional Development,  STEM Days Initiative for youth, Academic Excellence of Collegiate chapters, and Professional Education Scholarships. Partners HealthCare will also serve on the NSBE Boston Advisory committee.

“We believe that the concept of diversity transcends the hiring process and adds true value to our organization.” – Dani Monroe, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

NSBE Boston is glad to welcome Partners HealthCare and we hope this partnership strengthens all efforts to create career opportunities for our members and maintain a diverse workforce at Partners HealthCare System.

 For more information on the Partners Healthcare System and NSBE Boston partnership, please contact Dora Agyare – and Jigar Kadakia –


To kickoff our partnership, Partners HealthCare will be hosting the May 2017 NSBE Boston Professional Development meeting on May 17th, 2017, with a special presentation Innovation in Hospital Care & Patient Safety. For more information on the NSBE Boston Professional Development Series sponsored by Partners Healthcare, please visit the NSBE Boston Monthly Professional Development.


PARTNERS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, a not-for-profit health care system, is the largest private employer in Massachusetts, with 72,000 employees associated with 16 affiliated institutions. Founded in 1994 by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners HealthCare includes community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Partners is proud of its diverse workforce and has received numerous awards for its diversity efforts. Forbes ranked 500 employers and Partners was ranked 24th overall. For more information on Partners Healthcare, please visit


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