Category Archives: Our speakers in the news

TCI Announces the Appointment of New Executive Director

The Commonwealth Institute Announces the Appointment of Elizabeth L. Hailer as Executive Director BOSTON, Mass – January 9, 2017 – The Commonwealth Institute today announced the selection of Elizabeth L. Hailer as its new Executive Director, concluding a successful search process over the last few months. Ms. Hailer comes to TCI with over 30 years of in-depth experience in senior executive […]

S. Florida 11th Annual Women-Led Businesses Honorees!

Congratulations to our Top Women Winners of 2016! We had a great time last week at the 11th Annual Awards Ceremony & Luncheon Honoring the Top Women-Led Businesses in Florida. Thank you to those who joined us! The panel discussion and top women-led business honorees were based on the results of the 2016 Women-Led Business Survey. This survey report identifies […]

TCI S. Florida Appoints Kendra Phillips, of Ryder System, Inc. to Advisory Board

The Commonwealth Institute of South Florida (TCI), a non-profit organization founded to help CEOs, entrepreneurs, senior executives and executive directors of women-led businesses grow their business through peer mentoring, development, and high-level networking, appointed Kendra Phillips, Group Director of Dedicated Transportation Solutions (DTS) to the Advisory Board. “We are thrilled to have Kendra on our Board. She will be a […]

TCI S. Florida: We Are Almost There! There is Still Time to Donate to Our 50K Challenge Grant!

We have $14,000 left to raise to reach our goal of $50,000! Don’t Let This Opportunity Pass Us By. Be a Part of our Challenge Grant! Please support our Scholarship Fund for Non-Profit women leaders. When we invest in women, we are investing in the future prosperity of our community! An anonymous donor has presented us with a $50,000 Challenge […]

TCI South Florida Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary!

TCI South Florida celebrated a milestone last week; 10 years of empowering women in business! The 10th Anniversary Celebration and Holiday Cocktail was held on December 9th at La Gorce Country Club in Miami Beach. Co-Founders Linda Paresky and Toni Randolph hosted the event for over 85 women. The evening featured a special awards ceremony honoring past and current board […]

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

Boston (October 24, 2014) – 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 had total revenue of $73 billion last year, a clear indication of how women are key drivers of […]

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 […]

TCI S. Florida Offers Monthly Business Books & Coffee Program

In March of 2014 TCI South Florida added an engaging new monthly program for our members, Business Books & Coffee, and we have enjoyed our monthly discussions with members and guests. Business Books & Coffee has become a successful addition to our event calendar! This program was created to help our members stay at the forefront of business developments that […]

TCI and The Boston Globe Magazine’s Top 100 Women-Led Businesses Award Breakfast: October 24th

The Commonwealth Institute and The Boston Globe Magazine’s Top 100 Women-Led Businesses Award Breakfast October 24th, 2014 7:30 am – 10:00 am - Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA The Commonwealth Institute (TCI) in partnership with The Boston Globe Magazine, will announce the 13th Annual Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts on October 24th 2014. The response to the Top 100 survey was […]

Recap: TCI Boston Member’s Summer Sizzler

The Commonwealth Institute’s Boston Members gathered for the annual “Summer Sizzler” mixer on August 6th at Board Chair, Jennifer Potter Brotman’s residence. It was a great opportunity to mingle with the board and members alike – including two special guests from our Florida team, new Board Chair Jennifer Knight and outgoing Board Chair Diane Davis. Guests enjoyed locally made hors […]