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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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Pam Hamlin: From “Curiosity Tour” to Entrepreneurial Adventure

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Pam Hamlin has a new role. After twenty years at Arnold Worldwide where she was an engine for growth, evolution and culture vibrancy and the CEO of the acclaimed global advertising agency, Pam found herself wondering “what’s next” so she chose to embark on a “curiosity tour” to explore the broader marketing ecosystem today, examine…

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Carmen Ortiz was named a Women’s Bar Association 2019 Lelia J. Robinson Award Recipient

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The Lelia J. Robinson Award honors women attorneys who have captured the spirit of Lelia J. Robinson, the first woman admitted to practice in Massachusetts. The award recognizes women who, like Robinson, are pioneers in the legal profession and have made a difference in the community. Carmen Ortiz was named a Women’s Bar Association 2019…

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Pam Hamlin is named to the Board of Cambridge Bancorp

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Pamela Hamlin is one of three women named to the Board of Cambridge Bancorp and its subsidiary, Cambridge Trust Company. Read about her appointment here.

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Leadership Learnings with Dana H. Born, Ph.D.

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We are continually inspired by our members, their accomplishments, and the lessons they have learned. Let us know if you wish to be highlighted. Check back monthly for new conversations.   A Conversation with Dana H. Born, Ph.D., Brigadier General, USAF Retired Co-Director, Center for Public Leadership, Chair, Senior Executive Fellows (SEF) Program, Lecturer in Public Policy…

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