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Lauren Pimpare Accepted into IWF Fellows Program

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MWF is so proud that Lauren Pimpare, Founder of Tomorrow’s Women Today and a long-time “sister” to the MWF community, has been accepted into the IWF Fellows Program – a global competition of top-performing women leaders. Lauren is one of 28 women from 14 countries. Read the announcement here.

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Members Named BBJ’s Power 50 of 2020

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The Boston Business Journal named four members of MWF in their Power 50 of 2020, leaders of Greater Boston’s business community are meeting the challenges of 2020 head on. Members recognized were (from left to right):                 Betty Francisco, General Counsel, Compass Working Capital; Co-founder, Amplify Latinx and…

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Marianne Harrison Named a 2020 New Englander of the Year

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Marianne Harrison has been named a 2020 New Englander of the Year by the New England Council. As John Hancock’s first female CEO, she has made diversity of all types a priority at the company, and has worked to support and advance women in the predominantly-male financial services industry. Click here to read more about…

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Members Named Women Who Mean Business!

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Congratulations to MWF Members Yvonne Garcia, Sandi Fenwick, Myechia Minter-Jordan, and Cindy Perettie for being named Women Who Mean Business by the Boston Business Journal! Honorees were selected based on their professional achievements, leadership, entrepreneurial skills and dedication to the community. Read more here.

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The Cape Cod Camino Way Project: Reflecting on Racial and Social Justice

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In response to the killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, Peggy Jablonski developed a project that would allow her and others to engage with racial and social justice on Cape Cod. Inspired by the El Camino pilgrimage in Spain, Peggy created the Cape Cod Camino Way Project; a series of walking pilgrimages throughout the…

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Members Speak Out About Racism in Boston and What Change Looks Like

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Priscilla Douglas says, “It is time to end the illusion that people can lift themselves up by their bootstraps or move easily up an economic ladder just by working hard” and talks about closing the wage gap for the working poor in the Boston Business Journal: https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2020/06/08/op-ed-close-the-wage-gap.html   Also in the Boston Business Journal, and…

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Carol Fulp: Committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce

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Carol Fulp is the Founder and CEO of FulpDiversity LLC, where she engages with CEOs to advance diversity and inclusion within their organizations. She previously served as President & CEO of The Partnership Inc., the nationally recognized professional services firm that assists corporations in attracting, developing, and retaining executives and professionals of color. She is…

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Wage Equity Now: Closing the raw wage gap by 2030

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Over the past few months, Megan Costello and the leadership of the Massachusetts Women’s Forum have continued to make progress on our big idea: closing the raw wage gap by 2030 by asking companies to publicly report their overall wage gaps by gender and race.   Some of the biggest updates include our work with…

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Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership Announces New Helen G. Drinan Visionary Leadership Award

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The Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership today announced the new Helen G. Drinan Visionary Leadership Award. Named in honor of member and Simmons University President, Helen G. Drinan, the award will recognize distinguished women leaders who demonstrate exceptional commitment, compassion and vision. Read more here.

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Cambridge College Acquires the New England College of Business and Finance

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Cambridge College will acquire the New England College of Business and Finance in a recent merger. Board member Deborah Jackson, President of Cambridge College, is quoted as saying, “NECB’s combination of affordability, innovation, and business integration are the very attributes we value at Cambridge College for our student community of working adults.” Click here to…

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