| Amy L. Auerbach | Leslie Swartz | Charlayne Murrell-Smith | Jeri Robinson | Peter J. Broderick
President and Chief Executive Officer
Carole Charnow was appointed President and CEO of Boston Children's Museum in the summer of 2010.
A performing arts producer, director and non-profit arts leader for over thirty years, Carole brings creativity, vision and a commitment to social change to the Museum.
Charnow graduated from Emerson College in 1979 and subsequently moved to London, England where she worked in theatre, television and film, receiving her MA from the University of London in 1993.
In 1996 she
returned to Boston and assumed her
tenure as executive director of Boston Academy of Music
, producing seven seasons of staged opera and launching the company's opera education and outreach program.
In 2002, she transformed the company into Opera Boston and was named General Director and Producer.
During 14 seasons at Opera Boston, Charnow
produced 50 operas and collaborated with some of the country's greatest artists including Dawn Upshaw, Stephanie Blythe, Osvaldo Golijov, John Harbison, Robert Ward, Peter Sellars, Daniel Pelzig and Robert Woodruff.
was one of a small group chosen from arts leaders across the state to attend the Executive Education Program at Harvard's Kennedy School for Government
and is currently a participant in the Noyce Leadership Institute
was one of the early Moosewood Restaurant chefs in Ithaca, New York and contributed to the best-selling Moosewood Cookbook.
She currently serves on the Board of the Wheelock Family Theatre.