Ellen serves on the Board of the Mark Morris Dance Group, headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, chairs the Dance for Parkinson’s Disease Advisory Board and has served on the capital campaign planning committee. She also served on the Board of Trustees of Lasell Village in Newton, MA, an innovative continuing care retirement community on the Lasell College Campus that has won accolades for its intergenerational educational program, where she chaired the board for several years. Until recently she was on the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Board of Overseers. She is also on the Fundraising Advisory Council of Lifebox USA, a nonprofit headed by Atul Gawande, M.D., devoted to improving surgical safety in low- and middle-resource countries. She has served on the boards of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and International Planned Parenthood Federation. Ellen has an A.B. from Barnard College and an M.B.A. from Boston University with specialization in the public and nonprofit sector.