Category Archives: TCI Boston News

Holiday Message from Pam Reeve, TCI

Pam Reeve, Board Chair of The Commonwealth Institute, recorded a message for the TCI community over the holiday weekend.

The Boston Globe Magazine and The Commonwealth Institute Name Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts

Annual award highlights female business leaders who are making a significant impact on the state’s economy The Boston Globe Magazine, together with its partner The Commonwealth Institute (TCI), today announced the annual Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts, recognizing the honorees at a breakfast event at the Seaport Boston Hotel. These 100 organizations generated $70.5 billion in total revenue last […]

TCI Announces Upcoming Retirement of Executive Director Aileen Gorman

Contact Pamela Reeve The Commonwealth Institute Chair pdar@verizon.net TCI Announces Upcoming Retirement of Executive Director Aileen Gorman BOSTON, Mass., July 27, 2016 — After almost nineteen years of distinguished leadership, Aileen Gorman has announced her retirement as Executive Director of The Commonwealth Institute effective late 2016. The Commonwealth Institute (TCI) is a non-profit organization devoted to advancing business women in […]

Five Things You Should Know about TCI Board Member, Evelyn Murphy

TCI Board Member, Evelyn Murphy, was highlighted in the Boston Globe for her work with the Boston Women’s Workforce Council. In addition to being a board member here in Boston, Evelyn is the Founder of The WAGE (Women Are Getting Even) Project, the author of Getting Even: Why Women Don’t Get Paid Like Men — and What To Do About […]

First Boston TRIFORCE Tour a Success!

In April 2015, a group of women leaders from the Boston area, led by the Commonwealth Institute, traveled the city to meet with other leaders in the first-ever TRIFORCE tour – exploring the TriForce of the Woman CEO: Power, Wisdom, Courage. The group met with the leaders of Brightcove, Boston Chamber of Commerce, and Santander Bank (below).

TCI Boston Launches 2015 Survey for Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in MA

The Boston Globe Magazine, together with its partner The Commonwealth Institute (TCI), announced today that they are opening the 14th annual Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts survey. The deadline is May 29. The Top 100 will be announced at a breakfast on October 23 and published in the Globe Magazine‘s Women and Power Issue on October 25 (both in print and at bostonglobe.com/magazine). The Globe Magazine […]

TCI Board Member Reflects on Top 100 Takeaways – Innovation: More than Just Change

By Helene Solomon, CEO, Solomon McCown   “What is innovation? How is it best nurtured and facilitated?” What more fitting location to explore these questions than in the heart of Boston’s Innovation District. Friday morning, I had the honor of moderating a panel at The Commonwealth Institute’s Top 100 Women-Led Business event (in partnership with The Boston Globe Magazine) held at the Seaport […]

Breakfast Roundtable – Millennials in the Workplace

Yesterday, The Commonwealth Institute hosted Lauren Rikleen, a nationally recognized expert on developing a thriving, diverse and multi-generational workforce. Ms. Rikleen recently published, You Raised Us – Now Work with Us, a study of Millennials, workplace success, and strategies for improving office cohesion and employee retention. During the roundtable, Lauren discussed how Millennial employees differ from other generations, what they want from […]

TCI Supports Boston Gov. Patrick ‘Women in the Workplace’ Initiative

The Commonwealth Institute Board Member, Pamela Reeve, attended Governor Deval Patrick’s launch of the Women in the Workplace Initiative today, an effort designed to support a ‘pipeline of women’ positioned to fill leadership roles in both public and private sector organizations. TCI supports this important initiative which, in partnership with Bentley University and their Center for Women in Business, seeks […]

Longtime Friend of TCI, Helena Foulkes, Appointed President of CVS Caremark

TCI congratulates longtime friend, Helena Foulkes, in the appointment of her new role with CVS Caremark. Effective January 1, 2014, Helena will oversee all aspects of retail business for one of the largest pharmacy chains in the U.S., which includes 7,600 stores nationwide as President of CVS Caremark. The new position follows a twenty year tenure with the company, during […]