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The Massachusetts Women’s Forum is a community of top women leaders from all sectors of society, from business, government, and not for profit organizations, to hospitals, the arts, community organizations, and higher education.  We come together to advance women’s leadership.  Through deep friendships and co-mentoring our members work to foster the ambitions and voices of emerging female leaders in the Commonwealth and beyond.

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Investing in Children is Investing in the Future

March 14, 2020

Sandra Fenwick is the Chief Executive Officer of Boston Children’s Hospital, where she leads a team of 20,000 people dedicated to improving and advancing child health through their life-changing work in clinical care, biomedical research, medical education and community engagement. Boston Children’s is ranked the number one pediatric hospital in the nation by US News […]

New Member Spotlight: Elaine Zecher

February 27, 2020

Elaine became Senior Rabbi of Temple Israel of Boston in 2016 and is the first female rabbi in the history of Temple Israel. She has touched the lives of Temple Israel’s congregants – from the very youngest to their most senior members in many significant and meaningful ways and has been instrumental in adding to […]

New Member Spotlight: Pramila Yadav

February 26, 2020

Pramila is one of Boston’s leading Obstetrical and Gynecology physicians, a clinical faculty member at Harvard’s Medical school, an investor and advisor in Boston’s growing medical and technology start up community, and a committed public policy advocate. Pramila started her own practice in Brookline in 2004, while actively teaching on the faculty of Harvard Medical […]

New Member Spotlight: Eileen Sivolella

February 25, 2020

Eileen serves as chief financial officer at Advent International, a leading private equity firm that seeks to invest in well-positioned companies and partner with management teams to create value through sustained revenue and earnings growth. She brought vast experience in private equity to this role, previously working as CFO of Bain Capital and as a partner at […]

New Member Spotlight: Carolyn Sidor

February 24, 2020

Carolyn Sidor is the Managing Principal of Cushman & Wakefield’s New England offices. She oversees all lines of business and leads a team of more than 180 professionals in Boston, Hartford, CT and Manchester, NH who develop creative and holistic real estate solutions for the firm’s investor and occupier clients across the region.

New Member Spotlight: Wendy Sherman

February 21, 2020

Wendy is a professor of the practice of public leadership and director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School, where she prepares students to exercise leadership in a world that faces an array of social, political, and economic challenges. As former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, she led the U.S. negotiating team […]

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