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Celebrating the many ways students and mentors create a life-changing connection. 

May 5, 2022 | Marriott Copley Place | Honoring Dr. Ken Bajaj

Reception: 6:00-7:00 PM | Program & Dinner: 7:00-8:30 PM

Dress code: Business


The need to connect has never been greater, especially for our public school students. As we continue to adjust to the various remote solutions in our daily lives, we're reminded of the power of a simple interaction. This year, we celebrate the many types of connections that fuel our mentoring relationships with young people:

  • Human - relationships that make students feel supported, remembered, and valued.
  • Technological - links that help transcend physical boundaries, opening mentoring opportunities for even more BPS students.
  • Big Cheese - networks that unite the city with the school community, preparing our next generation for success.


Be a connector!
Join Boston Partners in Education at the 2022 Big Cheese Gala on May 5th, and help us create more connections students can count on!


*Please note: If you are planning to attend the Big Cheese Gala, we strongly encourage all eligible individuals to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and booster. We are closely monitoring local public health indicators and will make event-related decisions with your safety as our top priority.

Interested in sponsoring the 2022 Big Cheese Gala? Learn more about our sponsorship opportunities HERE.

Dr. Ken Bajaj was the President for DMI through 2021. He joined the company in 2009 and helped lead its transformation into becoming a global business and the largest pure-play provider of mobility services to commercial and government enterprises worldwide. Ken brings a longstanding track-record of introducing transformational services and solutions to market. Prior to joining DMI, Ken founded and was the Chief Executive Officer of DigitalNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: DNET), a pioneer in providing cybersecurity solutions to the U.S. Government. DigitalNet was a portfolio company of GTCR, LLP, a leading private equity firm, and was purchased by BAE Systems in 2004.

Ken received a Ph.D. in Systems Science from Michigan State University and his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto. Ken is passionate about education and our youth.

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