Member News

Katie Bouton with DotCom Magazine

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Read new member Katie Bouton’s interview with DotCom Magazine where she discusses her own leadership and innovation, and where it’s taken her.

https://dotcommagazine.com/2019/03/katie-bouton-ceo-of-koya-leadership-partners-a-dotcom-magazine-exclusive-interview/

Carol Fulp Takes On A New Chapter

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Congratulations to Carol Fulp, for all of the work she has done as CEO of the leading organization dedicated to supporting professionals of color, and the amazing work she will continue to do.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2019/03/21/ceo-stepping-down-the-partnership-boston-group-that-helps-professionals-color/ECu5H8L9JUWx8La2EmSEWJ/story.html

Sandra L. Fenwick and Deborah C. Jackson Honored as Leading Women in Business

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On May 15th the Women’s Network of the Boston Chamber of Commerce will be honoring our distinguished members, Deborah C. Jackson, and Sandra L. Fenwick, in a night celebrating Boston’s leading women in business.

https://www.bostonchamber.com/events-programs/events-calendar/2019-annual-meeting?utm_source=GBCC+Master+List&utm_campaign=183e1b6bc4-am-19&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e7dd6fd55c-183e1b6bc4-90821717

Diane Hessan is the HBS Boston Association 2019 Business & Community Leader of the Year

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The Harvard Business School Association of Boston, will present member, Diane Hessan, Chairman of C Space and CEO of Salient Ventures with the 2019 Business & Community Leader of the Year.

Ayanna Pressley made national news this week, unseating 10-term incumbent Rep. Michael Capuano in the Massachusetts Democratic Tuesday

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Massachusetts Women’s Forum and Boston City Council member Ayanna Pressley made national news this week, unseating 10-term incumbent Rep. Michael Capuano in the Massachusetts Democratic primary on Tuesday. Pressley is expected to be elected to Congress in November since there are no Republican candidates in the race.

Election Day photo is courtesy of fellow MWF member Jesse Mermell. Jesse and MWF member Maura Healey were among supporters celebrating this historic win with Ayanna Tuesday night.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/ayanna-pressley-defeats-dem-rep-michael-capuano-in-upset-primary-victory/

MWF President Dana Born to be keynote speaker at IWF WABN 2018 Leadership Roundtable

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Massachusetts Women’s Forum President Dana Born will be a featured keynote speaker and part of the IWF WABN 2018 Deedee Corradini Leadership Roundtable in Miami on October 25.

This signature event is named in memory of Deedee Corradini, Past President of IWF, to honor her legacy of championing women’s leadership and women in sport. It also serves as the cornerstone of the EY Women Athletes Business Network (WABN) Mentoring Program (click for more information).

The 2018 class of WABN mentees come from 8 countries and are elite athletes who now work in a diverse range of industries and sectors. The IWF choose Dana, given her multi-faceted background and leadership expertise, to be an inspiration to this new class of mentees.

Gloria Larson to Receive the Ellen M. Zane Award for Visionary Leadership

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Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children announced that MWF Member Gloria Cordes Larson, Esq., President of Bentley University, will be honored with this year’s Ellen M. Zane Award for Visionary Leadership for her transformational impact in the Boston region and beyond. Ms. Larson is Bentley’s first female president, a prominent attorney, public policy expert, businesswoman, and mentor. She will be presented the award at the 2018 Working Wonders benefit evening on Wednesday, April 11 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

 

The award is named in honor of Tufts Medical Center CEO Emeritus and fellow MWF member, Ellen M. Zane and is inspired by her impactful presence and tenure while President and CEO from 2004-2011. The award is presented annually at Working Wonders to an individual who exemplifies visionary and transformational leadership. Ms. Larson is the first woman to be honored with the award.

More information can be found here.

Watch Rosabeth Moss Kanter’s TedX Talk “The Only Three Career Steps that Matter.”

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Brilliant TED Talk by Rosabeth Moss Kanter on how professionals, and in particular women and people of color, can advance their careers and influence social change in their careers through the 3 I’s.