NEWS

New Member Spotlight: Siobhan Dullea

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As CEO of MassChallenge, Siobhan sets and manages strategy for the largest zero-equity startup accelerator in the world. MassChallenge has supported the growth of startup ecosystems across five continents, and it has partnered with hundreds of organizations to grow their innovation agendas.

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New Member Spotlight: Dr. Alison Davis-Blake

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Alison Davis-Blake is the eighth President of Bentley University. She has devoted her career to scholarship and teaching and describes herself as in the business of changing lives in positive and powerful ways by expanding students’ visions of what is possible. Alison joined Bentley in 2018. She is the former business school dean at the Universities…

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New Member Spotlight: Beth Chandler

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Beth’s leadership and vision as CEO and President of YW Boston recently led the organization to refine their strategic direction. She has developed programs that educate and empower individuals, organizations and corporations to take action towards a more equitable society, from exploring personal bias to changing policies and practices. Read more about her work at…

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New Member Spotlight: Jane Borkowski

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In 2019, MWF accepted 31 new members! Each day, we will be highlighting one. Please join us in welcoming, Jane Borkowski.   In her role at Ocean Spray, Jane oversees all human resources related programs, which includes employee performance, benefits and compensation, diversity and talent recruitment, as well as the Cooperative Affairs division. She’s been instrumental…

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Beth Chandler: Building a Better Boston through Changing Workplaces, Education, and Advocacy

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Beth Chandler, one of MWF’s newest members, is President and CEO of YW Boston, has more than 25 years of experience in both the corporate and nonprofit sectors. Her breadth of work experience encompasses program development, delivery and evaluation, business development, and operations. Before working at YW Boston, Beth served as vice president at the…

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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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