Women Opening Doors for Women
The 13th Annual Women Opening Doors for Women - Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Women Opening Doors for Women is an evening designed to inspire connection between MWF members and emerging young leaders in our community. Through personal interactions between women of substantial influence in the Greater Boston area, our members, and the area’s most promising emerging women leaders, WODFW delivers a dynamic evening of mentoring, access, empowerment and role models. It is through this mentoring relationship we hope to inspire, counsel, and teach each other. MWF members identify over 120 mentees to take advantage of this opportunity.
Our 2019 Mentors
Our 2019 roster of mentors is among the most exceptional and accomplished women in the Commonwealth. Our members have founded, built, and led the most influential organizations worldwide representing the highest levels of achievement across all professional sectors and spheres of influence.
Our 2019 Mentees
Our 2019 mentees are recognized as women who are high potential, strong emerging leaders. Representing over thirty, wide-ranging industries the breadth and depth of talent in this class of mentees is impressive.
Getting There and Staying There:
Strategies for building a powerful sustainable personal brand with Boston’s Connector and Founder of Get KonnectedColette A.M Phillips, moderated by Dr. Priscilla Douglas.
Introduced by Lauren Pimpare
President and CEO, Boston Harbor Now
C-Suite Executive and Board Director
VP of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships, Boston Globe
CEO, Santovia & Board Member, UKSH
Managing Director, Koya Leadership Partners
Provost and Senior Vice President, Simmons University
Vice President – Public Policy, Verizon Corporation
Author and Entrepreneur & Founder, Denterlein
Health Care Leader
Executive Director, Babson College Center
Executive Director, Network for Excellence in Health Innovation (NEHI)
Executive Vice President, Liberty Mutual Insurance
President and CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay
President, The Partnership, Inc.
Senior Global Communications Strategist
Dynamic Creative Business Leader, Former Global CEO, Arnold Worldwide
Entrepreneur, Researcher, and Author
Chief Legal Officer, Tufts University
President and Founder of JJS Advising
MARY ANN JORDAN
Senior Vice President and Director Financial Institutions, Eastern Bank
Government Relations, McDonald’s Corporation
President and Chief Executive Officer, Kaleido Biosciences
GM, North America & VP, Converse
Columnist & Editor
Managing Partner, Nutter, McClennen & Fish
Founder/CEO, Cradles to Crayons
Family Wealth Advisor, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Financial Services Executive
Counsel, Anderson & Kreiger
Former U.S. Attorney
ADRIENNE M. PENTA, J.D.
Executive Director of the BBH Center for Women & Wealth
Managing Director, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
CAMILLE PRESTON, Ph.D., PCC
Founder & CEO, AIM Leadership LLC
PROFESSOR WENDY PURCELL, PHD, FRSA
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
EILEEN SKINNER, MHA FACHE
Administrator, Shriners Hospitals for Children
Chair, Global Corporate Practice and Weber Shandwick New England
Independent Director, Executive, and Business Builder
ALISON TAUNTON-RIGBY, Ph.D., O.B.E.
Director & Trustee of Healthcare, Life Sciences & Financial Services
Founder, Principal of Summit
MICHELE WHITHAM, ESQ.
Attorney, Michele Whitham Law LLC
Join us in thanking our tremendous 2019 Sponsors.
- Adrienne Penta, Brown Brothers Harriman
- Tara Levine, Converse
- Deborah Jackson & Diane Hessan, Eastern Bank
- Donna Cupelo & Julie Slattery, Verizon
- Nicole Sahin, Globalization Partners
- Judy Habib, khj | Brand Activation
- Linda Henry
- Deborah Manus, Nutter, McClennan & Fish
- Katie Conboy & Helen Drinan, Simmons University
- Dana Born, Harvard Kennedy, Center for Public Leadership
- Toni Hays, Regis College
- Micho Spring, Weber Shandwick
- Diane Hessan
- Heidi Wyle, Venti Technologies