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


Now Enrolling: Winter Strategies for Success

Why Strategies for Success?

Many women have been promoted to management positions, often for the first time, and companies are doing everything they can to help them succeed in a leadership role. In an environment where retaining the best female talent is so important, Strategies for Success is an effective complement to internal training efforts. We are now in our 8th session and have increased the effectiveness of over 185 women leaders.



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Strategies for Success participants will gain:

  • Greater self awareness and a stronger sense of accountability
  • Knowledge of how to build networks to further business objectives
  • The tools necessary to navigate complex environments
  • A personal action plan tied to company business objectives
  • A clear understanding of how to make strategic contributions

Meeting Dates:

February 5, March 6, April 1, April 15


7:30 am – 2:00 pm


Waltham, MA

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Now Accepting Applicants For The Accelerated Growth Business Forum!

Why Join The Accelerated Growth Business Forum?

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.

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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


Meeting Format:

A monthly 4 hour meeting based on a 10 month curriculum, that is professionally facilitated and consists of eight topic based meetings and two general meetings.  The topics will include:




Accelerated Growth Business leaders must have been in business for a minimum of 1 year, currently have a business plan with established, clearly defined business goals and annual revenues of $250k-$1M.


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

Date: Begins January 8th, 2015
Time: 2:00pm-6:00pm