NEWS

Diane Hessan Receives Business & Community Leader of the Year Award

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Member Diane Hessan (HBS MBA 1977), Chairman of C Space and CEO of Salient Ventures, was recently honored at the Harvard Business School’s 2nd Annual Business & Community Leadership Dinner. Diane received the Business & Community Leader of the Year Award for her dedication and commitment to entrepreneurship and community impact in Greater Boston and beyond.

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Myechia Minter-Jordan to Join DentaQuest as Executive Vice President and Chief Impact Officer

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DentaQuest recently announced member Myechia Minter-Jordan’s appointment as Executive Vice President and Chief Impact Officer.   The announcement states that, “In her new role, Dr. Jordan will establish and drive overall strategic investments and partnerships to fulfill DentaQuest’s mission to improve the oral health of all, with a focus on systems change. She will lead…

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Rosabeth Moss Kanter To Receive Thinkers50 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award

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Thinkers50, the global ranking of management thinkers, today announced that member Rosabeth Moss Kanter is to be the recipient of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award.   The announcement states, “The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to someone who has had a long-term impact on the way people think about and practice management,” explains Thinkers50 cofounder…

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First International Women’s Bahamas Intensive Program

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Priscilla H. Douglas moderated the first-ever International Women’s [IWF] Bahamas “Intensive” Program 9/19-20 in Nassau over 100 women from the Caribbean enthusiastically participated. Former IWF President Allyson Maynard Gibson and current Nassau President Sonia Brown realized their vision by hosting an “Intensive” leadership event, formerly called Executive Development Roundtables [EDR].   The Intensive included eight sessions and took…

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Members Named Amongst Leaders of Massachusetts’ Top 100 Companies

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The Commonwealth Institute and the Globe Magazine partnered to name the most noteworthy 100 companies and nonprofits helmed by women in Massachusetts in 2019. Congratulations to the following members who were honored:   Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Laurie H. Glimcher, President and CEO Boston Children’s Hospital, Sandra L. Fenwick, CEO Globalization Partners, Nicole Sahin, CEO Bentley…

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C.A. Webb: When Principles Guide Work, Innovation Follows

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C.A. Webb has spent her career building ground-up products, programs, and brands at the intersection of entrepreneurship and social change. In her current role as President at Kendall Square Association, C.A. and her team are making Kendall Square a global corporate destination and the world’s epicenter of innovation. Through her current work at KSA, she…

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MWF Goes to Santa Fe

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A group of our MWF members spent four days of art, culture, and beauty in America’s oldest Capital. Hosted by IWF New Mexico, 100 IWF members celebrated the Santa Fe‘s 30th Anniversary while raising funds for its philanthropic outreach, Leadership, Empowerment, and Advancement Program for Women (LEAP).   The group stayed at the historic La Fonda Hotel in Santa Fe.…

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Jesse Mermell for Congress

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MWF member, Jesse Mermell has officially announced that she is running to represent Massachusetts’ 4th Congressional District. Throughout Jesse’s 20-year career, she has championed women’s and workers’ rights and protecting the environment, among other progressive causes. Read more about her campaign here. https://jessemermell.com/

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Jennifer Lerner: First Chief Decision Scientist for the U.S. Navy

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Member, Jennifer Lerner, was recently featured in an article in the Harvard Kennedy School Magazine for her appointment as the first Chief Decision Scientist for the U.S. Navy.   The article describes how “The role aims to refine how the Navy makes choices, integrating decision science (otherwise known as behavioral economics) into its calculus. Using…

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Vikki Spruill: Creating a Civic Anchor for the Community of Boston

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Vikki Spruill, CEO and President of the New England Aquarium, has led the impassioned fight for ocean conservation in many different organizations throughout her career. Her love for the ocean began in high school when living in Florida. However, after receiving her master’s degree in Communications, Spruill worked at public relations firms, until a specific…

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