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Hartford Changemakers

Black, Latinx, and Indigenous leaders in Hartford History

Glenda Copes Reed

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Glenda Lorraine Copes Reed (1944 -2013) 

Business Executive

Copes Reed spent her career at Aetna, beginning at the Aetna Foundation and ending as the head of Corporate Real Estate when she retired in 1999. Throughout her career, she advocated for corporate social responsibility. She attended Hartford public schools, earned degrees from Hartford College for Women, Smith College and the University of Connecticut. She was awarded the Smith College Medal in 1982, for living a life that represents the true purpose of a liberal arts education. She was a president of the Hartford Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and a member of the First Cathedral Church in Bloomfield.

Ejecutiva de negocios

Copes Reed pasó su carrera en Aetna, comenzando en la Fundación Aetna y terminando como directora de Bienes Raíces Corporativos cuando se jubiló en 1999. A lo largo de su carrera, abogó por la responsabilidad social corporativa. Asistió a las escuelas públicas de Hartford, obtuvo títulos de Hartford College for Women, Smith College y la Universidad de Connecticut. Fue galardonada con la Medalla Smith College en 1982, por vivir una vida que representa el verdadero propósito de una educación en artes liberales. Fue presidenta del Capítulo de Alumnas de Hartford de Delta Sigma Theta Sorority y miembro de la Primera Iglesia Catedral en Bloomfield.


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