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


Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in MA - 2014 Award Breakfast

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Join us as we honor the women who are making a difference in Massachusetts.

100 Women, leading 100 organizations with a combined revenue in excess of $73 billion.


The Commonwealth Institute, in partnership with The Boston Globe Magazine, will announce the 13th Annual Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts at an award breakfast on October 24th.


The response to our survey was overwhelming, we look forward to announcing a dynamic list of women leaders. This year, we are proud of the inaugural inclusion of not for profit entities. The results will be published in the Sunday, October 26th edition of The Boston Globe Magazine. Advance copies of the publication will be available to all who attend the breakfast.


  • When: Friday. October 24 2014; 8:00 – 10:00 am
  • Where: Seaport Hotel, 1 Seaport Lane, Boston, MA 02210
  • Tickets: Individual $125; Table of 10: $1,250

Register here!


Questions? Contact Meredith Kirchheimer, mkirchheimer@commonwealthinstitute.org


And don’t miss…


Strategies for Success is TCI’s most celebrated development program for corporate women. It is designed to help corporations enhance the skills of their high potential women managers, helping them acquire the tools they need to become successful senior executives.

Fall Session is sold out! Now enrolling…

Winter Session – Dates: February 5 – April 15

Time: 7:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Location: Waltham, MA


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