The Council is a first-in-the-nation, public-private partnership. Businesses pledge to take concrete, measurable steps to eliminate the wage gap in their company.
Janaki Stern is currently an Assistant Vice President in the Commercial Real Estate group at Santander Bank, where she helps to finance construction projects around the New England region. Prior to joining Santander in 2014, Janaki was a Senior Project Manager at the Affordable Housing Institute, a non-profit consultancy that helps to create affordable housing solutions in emerging markets, and worked primarily on addressing affordable housing issues in India and Mongolia. Janaki is an enthusiastic member of CREW Boston, the Real Estate Finance Association (REFA) as well as participant in the 2016 Boston Chamber of Commerce's Women's Leadership Program. She has a MA in Urban Planning from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and a BA in Economics from Harvard University.