Updated: Jan 24, 2021
Psi Omega member Kristen Pope has been featured as one of the most interesting people in MetroWest for the year 2020.
The list, compiled by the MetroWest Daily News, focused on the themes of combatting COVID-19 and institutional racism for the year.
Pope is an award-winning journalist who made it her mission to combat racism in Natick.
After the killing of George Floyd, she ran for Natick Town Meeting representative through a write-in campaign.
With just 32 votes shy of qualifying, she still called the experience "amazing" and hinted that she may run again.
Pope was also listed as one of the "Top 50 Most Influential Business People of Color" by the Newton-Needham Chamber.
She has been called "The Queen of Agility" by Black Enterprise and is also a top "Forty Under 40" for her alma mater Hampton University.
As a change agent in her community and the industry, Pope was also featured in Black Enterprise's list titled "9 Black Women Who Impacted The World of Business in 2020."