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 […]

TCI S. Florida Presents “Women We Love Wednesdays” Featuring: TCI Member Debbie Margolis-Horwitz, President of Kreative Kontent

Last year, Debbie Margolis-Horwitz was doing an overnight shoot with the crew from her production company, Kreative Kontent.  It was the same night as the much-anticipated Game 7 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs.  “Everybody was dying to watch the game, but we had to work,” she reveals.  But the native South Floridian […]

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 […]

TCI S. Florida Presents “Women We Love Wednesdays” Featuring: TCI Member Sue Romanos, President & CEO CAREERXCHANGE

In her first year running CAREERXCHANGE, a talent acquisition organization, Sue Romanos did not realize that they were in a recessionary slowdown.  Companies were reluctant to pay the requisite fees and one of her largest clients skipped out on $15,000 owed to her company.  It was a rude awakening for the bright-eyed, bushy-tailed business owner, but she toughed it out […]

TCI South Florida Launches CEO Forum for Non-Profits

After years helping female chief executives of businesses, the Commonwealth Institute is launching support groups in South Florida for women who run nonprofits, too. The new peer groups aim to address the specific concerns of female chiefs at nonprofits, including the constant need to raise funds and cultivate donors, plus the intense pressure of working generally with smaller staffs and […]

Top 50 Women-Led Businesses and Top 10 Non-Profits in Florida 2014

For the third year,  The Commonwealth Institute South Florida  and Moore Research Services, Inc. have partnered to survey women-led organizations in Florida. The survey is used to obtain information and insights to better understand how these organizations are faring compared to a year ago, what business challenges they are facing, and their outlook for the next 12 months. In order […]

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 […]

TCI Luncheon with US Senator Elizabeth Warren

On February 28th, TCI hosted Elizabeth Warren, the first female Senator from Massachusetts. Senator Warren discussed obstacles and opportunities that both the nation at large, and women leaders will face in the upcoming year. TCI Board Member, Susan Solomont, facilitated an engaging conversation with the audience   — during which Senator Warren provided her take on issues including the student […]