Meet The Raising Multicultural Kids Executive Board
Denise Barbosa Lane – Executive Director – Denise works very closely with the board on developing, implementing, and overseeing RMK programs and projects. She has a BS from the University of Massachusetts at Boston in Management with a double concentration in Finance and Marketing. She also has an MBA from the Simmons School of Management. Denise has over 20 years of banking experience which culminated in the office of the CIO as a Strategic Business Consultant. Denise is currently a Realtor and assists in EPS. She has three multicultural students attending Easton Public Schools.
Kelly Ann Lamb – Founder/President – Kelly founded RMK after her youngest daughter experienced multiple racial incidents in kindergarten. Kelly has dedicated countless, passionate hours developing RMK into what it is today. Currently, she is also the Vice President of the Massachusetts Alliance For Families, the state’s foster and adoptive parent advocacy group. Kelly is a Scientist who studied Epigenetics. She has a BA in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and a MA in Biotechnology from Boston University. Kelly has three multiracial students in Easton Public School.
Carmen Andrade Hardaway – Vice President Carmen is the Global Director of Streetwear Fashion Collaborative at Reebok. She is also Co-Chair of the Talent Invested in Ethnic Diversity (T.I.E.D) Employee Resource Group and a Lead Boston Cohort – Class of 2020. Carmen graduated from Bridgewater State University with a degree in Communications and concentration in Public Relations. Carmen has been a member of RMK since its inception and has one multicultural student in the Easton Public Schools.
Vanessa Fuosso – Treasurer – Vanessa has a BS in Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and a Doctorate in Pharmacy from Northeastern University. She is currently a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist at the VA Boston Healthcare System in Brockton. Vanessa has been a member of RMK since inception and has two multicultural student in Easton Public Schools
Maria Monteiro – Secretary (newly appointed) Maria is a Senior Integration Analyst on the Interface Engineering Team at Boston Medical Center. She has a Bachelors in Biology with a Pre-Med concentration from Manhattanville College. Maria has been a member of RMK since inception and she has one multicultural student in Easton Public Schools.