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Inspiring Stories from Cambridge & Somerville

The heart of our mission at the BostonVoyager is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks, we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Boston’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool.  Check out Cambridge’s rising stars below.

Caitlin Arcand

Being a woman in comedy has definitely been one of the biggest struggles, which is why my show Ladylike is so important to me. It’s terrible, but so many people see a woman on stage and automatically assume she isn’t going to be funny. And if people do think you’re funny, there’s a 50/50 chance they’re gonna say something super creepy to you after. Read more>>

MorganEve Swain

I am a musician. I’ve played the violin essentially my whole life, spending my college years gigging in bar bands and eventually settling in Providence Rhode Island, where I began a modest career in studio work and touring. In 2008, while on tour in Virginia, I met the man who would become my partner in both life and music. Read more>>

Jessie Jeanne Stinnett

My passion for dancing began with a deep connection to music. For most of my life, my father was a professor at Berklee College of Music and also taught students out of a studio he and my mother crafted in my childhood home. Read more>>

Greg Lam

I started the podcast in 2017 along with people from the Company One PlayLab Unit. We were all playwrights living in the Boston area who were trying to learn the next steps in terms of getting plays developed and produced and furthering our careers. Read more>>

Mal Malme

We tour it to schools, libraries, and community events in the Greater Boston area. We would love to tour it to other states and have kids and caregivers. In 2017, we were awarded a Boston Foundation Live Arts Boston Grant, and the funds helped us to add an ASL interpreted performance, which we toured to several deaf schools in the Boston and Rhode Island area. Read more>>

John Teng

I started working at Newbury Comics after school. It was then I discovered that everything I knew and liked about music completely shifted, and kicked off a lifelong obsession with the New Wave, Post Punk, and Alternative Dance genres that were taking off at that time. Looking back, I realized that growing up, I never felt 100% comfortable in my own skin. Read more>>

Joanne Hammil

I majored in music at Smith. My first jobs after college were as a music teacher. Following my then-husband’s career moves, I had various jobs and loved them all, teaching elementary, middle school and high school vocal and general music. When I had my own children, I became certified as a Suzuki piano teacher so I could be home with my kids while teaching a few days a week. Read more>>

Jennifer Connolly

The demand grew as technology shifted and colleagues of mine began reaching out in need of assistance. I found my niche! I was using my industry knowledge as an Agent and neurotic administrative skills to help other agents grow their business. Eventually, I began supporting agents outside of my Keller Williams Newton office and then outside of the company. Read more>>

Nicole Carlsburg

It’s so important to me that I work for a cause I believe in.  My entire career has been devoted to nonprofits that work toward empowerment and social justice. I’ve been with The Barbara Lee Family Foundation for eight years. We work to give women candidates the tools to succeed on the campaign trail, by conducting research on the obstacles and opportunities women face when running for office. Read more>>

Jessica Muniz

I came from Brazil four years ago to begin I new life and I found here not only home, family and friends but a career as well. I always has loved art in all perspectives, but I found myself into Photography. My husband gave me my first camera and everything started as a hobby. My family and friends encouraged me to open my own business and here I am. Read more>>

Libby Nelson

My love of art and storytelling came before my love of photography. Growing up, I loved stories. Telling stories, hearing stories, writing stories, reading stories. My favorite subjects in school were English and history. Meanwhile, I had been drawing and painting since I could hold a pencil. Read more>>

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