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 […]

A Conversation with Executive Director, Aileen Gorman, featured in Citybizlist

TCI Executive Director, Aileen Gorman, was recently interviewed by the online business publication Citybizlist Boston about the impact of TCI support for women-led organizations, and her strategies for leading evolving initiatives. Among the questions posed by Citybizlist included inquiries about our Top 100 Women Led Businesses survey. Aileen shared: In our most recent study there was no doubt these Top […]

CVS Sponsors TCI Scholarship Fund

We are proud to announce a new CVS Caremark Sponsorship of The Commonwealth Institute’s Nonprofit Forums. The CVS Sponsorship supports a Scholarship Fund for women leaders of nonprofit organizations who participate in our monthly forums, a valuable resource that provides a supportive advisory board and integral connections. We are passionate about this initiative which, with the help of our corporate […]

We are hiring for a Manager of Membership and Marketing! (Update January 20th, Role Filled)

Manager of Membership and Marketing The Commonwealth Institute (TCI) is a vibrant nonprofit organization, founded to help women-led businesses become and stay successful. Our membership includes CEOs, senior corporate executives, directors of nonprofits and proven solo professionals – women who are committed to working on their respective businesses. Our organization is “community-based” – our goal is to help each other […]

Top 100 Women-Led Businesses list for 2013 (based on 2012 annual revenue)

In order to rank on this Top 100 list, companies must have completed a survey available through TCI, or have publically available revenue data. In some cases, numbers were estimated. In this report, we share the findings of our survey: Top 100 Research Report 2013 The Commonwealth Institute conducts a survey each year to identify and rank the Top 100 […]

Fran Dichner, President & CEO of R&L Associates Inc. and the Aries Group, has been nominated for North Shore Businesswoman of the Year

Fran Dichner, President & CEO of R&L Associates Inc. and the Aries Group, has been nominated for North Shore Businesswoman of the Year Lydia E. Pinkham Award in the Medium Business category by the The Daily Item in Lynn. The luncheon to reveal the awards will be held on October 23, 2013 at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Boston, […]