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May 13, 2014

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While Fellows come from a variety of backgrounds, they all share a common interest in learning to invest for good. The Pipeline Fellowship trains women philanthropists to become angel investors through education, mentoring, and practice. In addition to an all-day conference, the program’s educational components include a series of workshops on topics such as portfolio strategies, due diligence, and valuation. Each fellow is also paired with an experienced angel investor who serves as a role model and a sounding board, sharing feedback and advice. Lastly, the fellows put their education to work by selecting and investing in a woman-led, for-profit social venture.

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Silva McManus named executive director of Navicate

The Board of Directors of Navicate, Inc., a Vermont non-profit organization founded in 1998 is pleased to announce Andrea Silva McManus, Ed.D. has been named its new executive director. Dr. Silva McManus takes the reins from founding executive director Rich Tulikangas who will be leaving the organization after 16 years to pursue new opportunities.

Silva McManus is a 1982 graduate of Newburyport High School.

Tulikangas has led Navicate since its inception and guided it from a nonprofit serving a single school district (Burlington) to a statewide organization that annually engages over 50 middle and high schools, 500 employers, and more than 5,000 Vermont youth.

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