Meet five extraordinary men and women who have crafted their story, maximized opportunities, and broken through glass ceilings. These inspiring leaders reinforce the belief that all things are possible, even when so much seems impossible. 

Welcome to the Glass Breakers Summit 2020! 

Sheriff Steve Tompkins is the first African American male to serve as sheriff of Suffolk County, Massachusetts, the most diverse county in the Commonwealth.

Dr. Lee Pelton is the first person of color to serve as president of Emerson College, a private liberal arts college in Boston, MA.

Allyce Najimy is one of the few female CEOs in sports philanthropy, and the first CEO of the FTBNL, co-founded by Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein.

Gazmine Mason is a three-time Olympic Gold Medalist and the first African American to win singles and all-events gold medals for Team USA in the sport of bowling.

Bryony Bouyer helped create and is the first leader of Diversity & Inclusion at Hasbro, a multi-billion-dollar global play and entertainment brand.

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