Dear Members, Partners & Friends,
May comes with a good news at FACCNE: the launch of our new Finances Forum!
The FACC’Fin Forum aims to connect New England Finance professionals through uniquely curated events, leveraging deep industry expertise and providing opportunities to develop relationships and broaden networks within this community. The Forum will highlight best practices and serve as a pragmatic resource to small and mid-sized French and American companies launching and growing operations in New England  
If you want more information and/or are interested in joining FACC'Fin, email FACCNE's Board Members Louise Roussel or Francois Ducroux. You can learn more about the core members of this new group further down in this newsletter. The new Forum will host its first public virtual event on June 3rd. We hope you can join us!

Since one piecof good news deserves another, we are happy to announce that more fantastic leaders will be participating in FACCNE's and its partners' roundtables this month and in June:

  • Hiren Shulka, EY Global and Americas Neuro-Diverse Center of Excellence Leader [FACCNE Event, May 25]

  • Hubert Joly, Former CEO Best Buy [French Tech Boston/TechStars Boston Event, May 11]

  • Prof. Christian Brechot, President of the Global Virus Network, Former President of The Institut Pasteur and General Director of INSERM [FACCNE Event, June 15]

Please scroll down to register for these events!

A bientot,

Ludivine Wolczik, FACCNE Executive Director
Congratulations to Lucy Kain for Fulbright in France!
Congratulations to our Communications Coordinator, Lucy Kain, on graduating from Tuft University with a BA in International Relations & French. After working at FACCNE for a year and a half, Lucy was accepted to Fulbright in France to be an English teaching assistant this fall. We are so excited to see what comes next for you. Best of luck, Lucy!
Welcome Madison McKenna!
We are pleased to introduce the newest addition to our team: Madison McKenna! Madison will be interning with us this summer and supporting the Communications and Membership team. Madison is part of the class of 2022 at Tufts University, earning a Bachelor's of Arts in International Relations and French. Before FACCNE, Madison worked at the Tufts University European Center and has completed the Virtual Student Federal Service internship with the U.S. State Department. Welcome Madison!
Rob Ciampa, Chief Marketing Officer at Censinet
Our Board Member, Rob Ciampa, has started a new role as CMO of Censinet. Censinet provides the first and only third-party risk management platform built by and for healthcare providers to manage the threats to patient care that exist within an expanding ecosystem of vendors. Congratulations and best of luck!
Anne Miller, Head of International Affairs - Mission French Tech, Ministère de l'Économie, des Finances et de la Relance
Anne Miller, FACCNE Board Member, started a new role as Head of International Affairs - Mission French Tech at the Ministère de l'Économie, des Finances et de la Relance of France. Congratulations!
FACCNE launches its NEW FACC'Fin Forum!
The FACC’Fin Forum aims to connect New England Finance professionals through uniquely curated events, leveraging deep industry expertise and providing opportunities to develop relationships and broaden networks within this community. The Forum will highlight best practices and serve as a pragmatic resource to small and mid-sized French and American companies launching and growing operations in New England.

To learn more about our new forum and core members, visit our website.
ALENA Meeting on April 29th
FACC leadership met on April 29, 2021 for the Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the French Chambers of Commerce abroad. It is always a great opportunities to exchange news, good practices and launch new multi-city initiatives.
Nicolas De Rosen, Chief Marketing Officer at iAdvize
Congratulations to Nicolas on his new role as CMO of iAdvize! Nicolas will soom be relocating to France for this position. Learn more about Nicolas' next steps in the upcoming "Let's Chat!" interview, to be published next week.
Baptiste Dubois, Branch Manager at Orcom KVB
Congratulations to Baptiste on your new role at Orcom KVB as Branch Manager of the Boston Office! Baptiste will soon move to Boston from San Francisco where he was leading the Orcom KVB Californian office and was an active member of FACCSF. We look forward to working with you!
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Series #4:
“Creating Meaningful and Impactful DEI Practices for Global Businesses.”
New Members Event 2021
[Replay of Member Pitches]
LATEST Let's Chat!
If you are interested in being featured as an interviewee, send Marietta an email at - This program is open exclusively to Entrepreneurs, Business and Elite & Platinum members.
Let's Meet! May Event

🗓️ Next Friday, May 14 @ 11 am EST

This is an informal Networking Café ☕️ with our Executive Director Ludivine Wolczik.

Learn more about the French-American Business Community in New England, network and get tips in an informal setting.

This virtual event is open to all but limited to 10 participants.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Series #5: Neuro-Diversity

🗓️ May 25 @ 12 pm EST / 18h Paris Time

Join us for an enthusiastic conversation about managing neurodiversity, mental health and disabilities in the work place as EY launched its first Neuro-Diverse Center of Excellence in Boston last month!

FACC'FIN Forum's KICK-OFF Event! "Funding Growth & Evaluation: Understanding Investor Perspectives"

🗓️ June 3 @ 12 pm EST / 18h Paris Time

Stay tuned for more details!

Leaders Series #4 with Prof. Christian Brechot

🗓️ June 15 @ 12 pm EST / 18h Paris Time

Join us for a unique conversation with leading virologist Christian Brechot, Former President of INSERM and Institut Pasteur about his reflection about the COVID-19 pandemic.

French Tech Boston, in partnership with TechStars Boston, will host an exclusive Fireside Chat with Hubert Joly, Former CEO of BEST BUY
Tuesday, May 11th @12pm EDT

Hubert Joly, Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, former CEO of Best Buy, and orchestrator of the retailer’s spectacular turnaround, unveils his personal playbook for achieving extraordinary outcomes by putting people and purpose at the heart of business.

This event is co-organized by French Tech Boston and TechStars Boston and open to FACCNE's Members in good standing only.

FACC NY Event: "Understanding Personality Type for Better Communication"
Thursday, May 13th @12pm EDT

Understanding personality types is key to communicating effectively in the workplace. In this virtual workshop they will be discussing the importance of assessing key team member personalities when working towards a project as well as in the decision making process. The event will be animated by speaker James Good, Executive Coach & Director of Sales at McAlinden Associates.

We Care 2021, Healthcare - Ecocities by Innouvo
Submit Your Application by
May 15th!

If you are a startup or know startups in the space of Greentech / Digital / e-Gov / CreativeEconomy / Mobility interested in evaluating your global opportunities in the USA and EU, consider applying. Such collective approaches are necessary: Not only to help tomorrow's businesses thrive in these times of recovery and opportunity by helping them find the traction they deserve but also to tackle some of the challenges we have as communities and humans facing the technological revolution 4.0, the climate evolutions and related health crisis.

AceUp Webinar: "The Role of Coaching in Leadership Development"
Wednesday, May 19th at 3pm EDT

Leadership coaching serves a much larger employee group than it did in the past. Senior management, subject matter experts, line managers, middle-managers, and high potentials are all leaders whose impact on organizational performance is being increased through the benefits of a systemic approach to coaching. Paul Tripp will give an overview of the current coaching landscape and methods. He will also present a fascinating case study to help you understand how you can deploy coaching systemically within your own organization to develop leaders at all levels.

Business France Presents French Pavilion BIO Digital
June 10-11 & 14-18, 2021

BIO International Convention est le rendez-vous majeur de la filière biotechnologie, rassemblant chaque année plus de 15 000 participants venant de 70 pays. Mise en place en 1993, il s’agit aujourd’hui de la plus importante convention d’affaires du domaine des biotechnologies au monde. BIO Digital est la version digitale de l'événement.

International School of Boston (ISB) is an Office TEF Exam Center!

The International School of Boston is now an official TEF (Test d'évaluation de français) Exam Center. These French proficiency tests are required for naturalization, immigration, and/or studying in France or in Canada. The TEF is officially recognized by the French Ministry of Education, the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, the French Ministry of the Interior, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship of Canada, the Quebec Ministry of Immigration, Francisation and Integration, and the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration.

Their next exam is scheduled for Saturday, June 19th. To learn more about the exam and to register, contact
International School of Boston (ISB) Bilingual Summer Camp

Fill your children's summer with fun and friends, all the while sharpening their language skills at the International School of Boston's Bilingual Summer Camp. Biweekly sessions run from Monday, June 21st through Friday, July 30th. The camp is open to all children, ages 3 to 10. Previous exposure to French and English languages is not required. Sign up now:
Questions? Contact

EFGB: Camp d'Été en français

Registrations for EFGB's French immersion summer camp are open! Open to all, the program is designed to strengthen your children's French language skills through a summer camp experience, totally fun and non-academic.

Guide by AmCham France: WHO'S WHO in the Biden/Harris Administration?

A great resource to know who does what in the new US federal government.

Office Space Available

Several office spaces available in Cambridge, Somerville, and more!

Contact FACCNE Member Patrick Verbeke ( for more information.
Participate in the Baromètre International des Affaires #2 by May 14th
Pour qui ?
Ce baromètre s’adresse :
  • aux entreprises françaises implantées à l’étranger (filiale)
  • aux entrepreneurs français à l’étranger
  • aux entreprises locales

Pourquoi ?
Ce baromètre a pour objectif de dresser un panorama des marchés internationaux et de générer des informations utiles et des opportunités pour les entreprises membres du réseau des CCI FI.
The Annual Report 2020 Foreign Investment in France
Myriam Le Cannellier
Co-Founder & Director
Vincent Lau
Managing Partner 
Charlotte Turnier
SVP Sales & Marketing 
On behalf of the FACCNE & our Board, we truly appreciate the committed support of our Members during these unprecedented times.
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