Wednesday, March 6, 2013
(Published in print: Friday, March 8, 2013)
The multi-talented Cheryl Zoll is closing the latest chapter in her varied career, stepping down as executive director of the Amherst Survival Center.
Zoll, who is 50, has planted trees in rural Senegal as a Peace Corps member, taught linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, wrote a book on African language, ran a literacy program and led the effort to turn the Survival Center into a vibrant hub of community and social services.
Oh, and she oversaw a fundraising effort that netted $2.5 million to construct a stunning new building that opened in December. Pretty impressive.
Whatever her personal or professional reasons for moving on, after six years at the center, one thing is clear: She is a woman who gets things done. Click here to read more…