, who founded the Harry Potter Alliance, was featured in the New York Times’ Opinionator blog and was called “perhaps the most effective practitioner of fan-fueled social change.” Slack’s group has motivated Potterphiles to send five cargo planes carrying $123,000 worth of relief supplies to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, donate more than 88,000 books across the world, raise awareness about net neutrality and genocide, and make forays into politics. Ben Schlesinger
married Iris Guerra on Oct. 29, 2011, in Canćun, Mexico. Several alumni attended the wedding, including Leonard Davidson ’78, Jessica Goldman, Gregg Leppo ’03, Marissa (Smilowitz) Leppo ’03
and Gopal Swamy ’99
. Cummings Properties promoted Stephanie Aitchison to co-manager of the leasing and operations department at Cummings Center in Beverly, Mass. An eight-year veteran of the commercial real estate firm, she will serve as client service manager.
|South of the border. Several alumni celebrated the wedding of Ben Schlesinger ’02 and Iris Guerra on Oct. 29, 2011, in Cancun. From left: Gregg Leppo ’03, Marissa (Smilowitz) Leppo ’03, Iris, Ben, Jessica Goldman ’02 and Leonard Davidson ’78.