Josie is a Director of the Josephine and Louise Crane Foundation, a fourth-generation private family foundation established in 1956 which supports nonprofit organizations in Massachusetts. Josie's background in the mental health field informs her philanthropic work, and she has a particular interest in the impact of systems and trauma on communities. Prior to becoming involved with the foundation, Josie was the Assistant Director of Counseling at Mount Ida College in Newton. Among her interests is understanding the structural barriers impacting historically excluded communities and grant making supporting racial equity and systems change. Josie received her B.A. In Psychology from American University, in Washington, D.C., and a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Lesley College in Cambridge, MA. She lives in Newton, with her husband Glenn and has two young adult children.
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