CHA to Spotlight Employees in Web Series for Women’s History Month

Throughout the month of March, the Cambridge Housing Authority will highlight amazing and industry-leading women who work tirelessly to help the agency achieve its mission. The view the running series, click here. Be sure to bookmark the page and to check back for more profiles to be added.

Meet Alan, CHA’s New Face at the Central Office Reception Desk

If you’ve recently stopped by the CHA Central Office, you may have noticed a friendly new presence at the reception desk on the third floor. Hailing from Boston’s South End, Alan Kelly is the CHA’s new Associate Leasing Officer and is proud to bring a customer service first mentality to the role. Prior to the CHA, Alan had career stops … Read More

Happy International Women’s Day, from the CHA

To women around the world, in our community, and within our agency, your trailblazing contributions and your everyday presence makes all of us better. You are appreciated. Additionally, In 2021, the CHA published a web series featuring women working at the CHA. We encourage you to read them by clicking on the following links: Susan Cohen, General Counsel Jasmine Vega-Williams, … Read More

Women’s History Month Q&A Feature: Ayesha Wilson, Work Force Program Senior Teacher-Counselor

Ayesha Wilson’s journey with the Cambridge Housing Authority started in 1987 as a resident growing up in a single-parent, first-generation household at the agency’s Jefferson Park property in North Cambridge. In 2015, Wilson’s relationship with the CHA came full circle when she was hired by the Resident Services department to help guide youths living at CHA properties toward positive personal … Read More

Women’s History Month Q&A Feature: Alexandra Zuluaga, Relocation Coordinator

Alexandra Zuluaga started at the Cambridge Housing Authority in 2019 and currently serves as a Relocation Coordinator, helping to keep our residents housed. What do you enjoy most about your position at the CHA? “I appreciate the way different departments come together to help residents successfully relocate. I’ve been able to experience a great collaborative spirit on a larger scale … Read More

Women’s History Month Q&A Feature: Jasmine Vega-Williams, District Housing Manager

Jasmine Vega-Williams started at the Cambridge Housing Authority in 2018 and currently serves as District Housing Manager. What do you enjoy most about your position at the CHA? “Helping people and the CHA culture.” What qualities make a great leader? “Leading by example, effective communication, and a required skill set to implement those qualities in a business setting. Leaders focus … Read More

Women’s History Month Q&A Feature: Susan Cohen, CHA General Counsel

Susan Cohen started at the Cambridge Housing Authority in 1988 and currently serves as General Counsel. What do you enjoy most about your position at the CHA? “I really enjoy working with a strong team that shares a vision, is capable, and works hard. There is so much satisfaction in working towards a goal with other people who share the … Read More

CHA Employees Highlight What Black History Month Means to Them

Manoucheca Lord, Resident Services “BHM, to me, means the world can take the much needed time to research, reflect, acknowledge and celebrate that BLACK people are, educated, leaders, innovators, visionaries, and so much more. Black people are a great example of what resilience and triumph look like. It’s an opportunity to stay connected and build a relationship through a mutual … Read More