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When Ce­cil­ia Jones start­ed at Gen­zyme, there was next to noth­ing in Kendall Square.

“It was just us,” Jones said. “There wasn’t much to even go for lunch.”

Jones would work in Cam­bridge, MA, for the next 17 years — spend­ing sev­en at Gen­zyme and 10 at Bio­gen, where she would go on to hold a VP role in fi­nance — as Kendall Square and Cam­bridge grew in­to a biotech hub.

“It’s like night and day,” Jones said of the area now.

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