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 […]

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 […]