Category Archives: Our speakers in the news

Career Advice from Women Leaders by Cindy Krischer Goodman

Cindy Krischer Goodman featured TCI’s 12th Annual Top Women-Led Businesses Awards Ceremony and Luncheon in her Miami Herald column “The Work/Life Balancing Act.” Full article is available here!

Up-Close and Personal with Top Women’s Panelist: Hilarie Bass

Hilarie Bass Shareholder, Co-Preseident/Greenberg Traurig Where were you born and raised? Born in New York and raised in Miami. What was your dream job as a kid and why? I wanted to become a U.S. Senator or work in a high-profile government public policy position. I thought it was the most effective way to create change and right the wrongs […]

Up-Close and Personal with Top Women’s Panelist: Tina Brown

 Tina Brown Executive Director, Overtown Youth Center     Where were you born and raised? I was born and raised in Miami, moved to Savannah, Georgia for college, but moved back when I graduated. 2. What was your dream job as a kid and why? As a child I wanted to be a hair stylist, but High School opened my […]

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 […]