Conversationalist: Virginia Buckingham

Virginia Buckingham

Amazon best-selling author of On My Watch: A Memoir

Buckingham’s best-selling work, On My Watch: A Memoir, chronicles her leadership of Boston’s Logan Airport on 9/11 and its lessons of building personal resilience and a new life of meaning and joy after crisis. Believing that people can be more than one thing, Ginny has led at the highest levels of industry, government, and media, while writing, embracing imperfect parenting, and constantly searching for this life’s bigger purpose. As VP of corporate affairs for 14 years at Pfizer, Inc., she devised its digital communications strategy around the development of the Covid vaccine. Before Pfizer, she was paid to read five newspapers a day and give her opinion as a political columnist and Deputy Editorial Page Editor for the Boston Herald. As chief of staff to two governors, she regularly “Ginny-splained”, telling two governors what to do and then moved on to serve as the first woman CEO of the Massachusetts Port Authority, operator of Boston’s Logan International Airport and the Port of Boston. Most weekends, you will find Ginny curled up in front of the fire, her beloved cockapoo by her side, a book in her lap, and a glass of white wine, with one ice cube, in her hand.

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Virginia Buckingham On My Watch A Memoir