Welcome to TCI

The Commonwealth Institute (TCI) is a vibrant nonprofit organization, founded to help women-led businesses become and stay successful.

Our membership includes CEOs, senior corporate executives, directors of nonprofits and proven solo professionals – women who are committed to working on their respective businesses.

Our organization is “community-based” – our goal is to help each other learn, grow and succeed as women business owners and business leaders.

Our programs and events are varied, collaborative and unique, always focused on helping participants develop personally and professionally.


Upcoming Events


Why Competition Isn't Everything & How We Can Do Better - with Margaret Heffernan

Breakfast Roundtable Conversation

Monday, November 3rd

8:00 am – 10:00 am


Sherin & Lodgen
101 Federal Street, 31st Floor
Boston, MA 02110


As globalization and technological developments drive unproductive competition and complexity, the need to collaborate has never been greater. Join us for an engaging conversation with world renowned author, Margaret Heffernan, as she discusses her latest book A Bigger Prize: How We Can Do Better Than The Competition and strategies for driving creative collaboration.

Dr. Margaret Heffernan produced programmes for the BBC for 13 years. She then moved to the US where she spearheaded multimedia productions for Intuit, The Learning Company and Standard&Poors. She was Chief Executive of InfoMation Corporation, ZineZone Corporation and then iCast Corporation, was named one of the “Top 25″ by Streaming Media magazine and one of the “Top 100 Media Executives” by The Hollywood Reporter.  Learn More



Register Here!

Members: $25

Non-Members: $45

*Includes a copy of A Bigger Prize: How We Can Do Better Than The Competition


South Florida Accelerated Growth Business Forum Now Accepting Applications

Now accepting applications for our Accelerated Growth Business Forum 2014-2015!


The TCI Accelerated Growth Business Forum is a new program offered by The Commonwealth Institute, a nationally recognized organization in South Florida whose mission is to help women entrepreneurs, CEOs and executives grow their business. This new Forum is a 10-month membership program specifically designed for women entrepreneurs well on their way to building a successful enterprise inSouth Florida.  This program is focused on  pre-determined topics related to business in the beginning stages of growth. The process will help the Forum members work through the development of their venture. Members receive real time feedback, individualized guidance and support from the other Forum members as well as the extensive TCI Network of women executives and other recognized experts. Upon successful completion the program and depending on the progress made, Accelerated Growth members will be given the opportunity to join a TCI CEO Forum.

What will you gain from one year in the Accelerated Growth Forum?

  • A Financial Plan
  • Funding Strategies
  • Working tactical Business Plan
  • Best Practices relating to Human Resources
  • Benchmarks & Performance Measurements
  • Building your companies brand


For more information or to apply please contact Katie Doyle at kdoyle@commonwealthinstitute.org or 305.799.6547

Date: Begins October 9, 2014
Time: 2pm-6pm