The BIMA Summer Sizzler is the must-attend networking event for marketing and media professionals.
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Museum of Science
The Fierce Urgency of Now Festival brings Boston’s diverse young professionals together with business leaders, organizations and their peers to build connection, advance careers and ignite positive change.
This is an opportunity to meet the Chamber staff as you learn how to leverage your Chamber benefits effectively to meet your goals through our offerings.
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
Our Boston’s Future Leaders (BFL) program provides emerging leaders with a socially conscious and civically engaged leadership toolkit, as well as the opportunity to apply their knowledge through experiential assignments.
We are now recruiting for our 2022 fall DEI cohort! We hope you’ll join us in our mission to increase DEI fluency and change in the Boston business community – starting with you.
Our Women’s Leadership Program enables you to take your leadership to the next level by arming you with the most in-demand leadership toolkit.
Our Economic Inclusion Committee provides strategic support around research, policies, and programs that are focused on building equal opportunity.
We are developing an ecosystem of corporations and partners with the influence and buying power to transform economic inclusion for minority business enterprises (MBEs).
City Awake empowers young professionals in a variety of ways that encourages these rising leaders to stay invested in the region’s future success.
BIMA (the Boston Interactive Media Association) serves a vibrant community of like-minded professionals from agencies, brands, publishers, and ad-tech companies with business interests in the New England market.
For more than 25 years, the Chamber’s Women’s Network has connected female professionals of all background and career levels. Today, our Women’s Network is the largest in New England, strengthening the professional networks of women each year.
Through MITX (the Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange), we’re building valuable connections between the people and ideas behind technology and its impact on the future of customer experiences, all to create a community that’s finding tomorrow’s solutions together.
We support small business through public policy initiatives, events designed to connect small businesses in Greater Boston to their peers and established business leaders, professional development offerings, and free small business advising.
Explore our mission and values to better understand how we are leading the business community forward.
Our member directory is your resource to discover, connect, and engage with Boston’s businesses from every industry and sector.
Nominations open now until August 23, 2022
Our Women’s Leadership Program enables you to take your leadership to the next level by arming you with the most in-demand leadership toolkit. Identify and maximize your leadership style, learn how to lead teams effectively, negotiate with confidence, and gain premium access to a cross-sector network.
Research & Development - Group Head Procter & Gamble / Gillette
Sr. Business Director, Iron Mountain
Volunteer & Corporate Relations Manager, Women's Lunch Place
Vice President, Related Beal
Dir of Media Strategy & Operations, Gupta Media
Welcome to the Women's Leadership Program! This month, we will have an orientation and a session on your leader identity. Participants will take the HRDQ assessment to find their default style and discuss when and how to flex it.
Orientation: Tuesday, September 13, 10am-12pm
Virtual Leader Identity Part I: September 20th 10am-12pm
In-Person Orientation + Leader Identity I (+ Orientation Reception): September 28th 9am-5pm
Examine how we are socialized to think about leadership and what identity has to do with it. We will then dive into organizational culture and learn strategies to manage dynamics at work inclusively.
Virtual Leader Identity part II: October 4th 10am-12:30pm
Virtual DEI Leadership Competency: October 26th 10am-12pm
In-Person Leader Identity II + DEI: October 19th 9am-5pm
With network mapping and a focus on a specific leadership goal, participants analyze their network and develop an action plan to fill in the gaps in a structured, systematic way and build their relationships within the cohort. Then, they will network with leaders through a Candid Conversation session and put their networking into practice.
Virtual Intentional Networking: November 9th 10am-12:30pm
Virtual Candid Conversations 1: November 16th 10am-12pm
In-Person Intentional Networking (morning) + Candid Conversations: November 1st 9am-5pm
Participants will kick off their Individual Action Projects, put networking into practice, and observe leadership in action at Pinnacle Awards.
Virtual Individual Action Project Kick-Off: December 6th 10-11:30am
In-Person Networking Session: December 8th 5-7pm
Using the leadership style you identified in September, examine how others might perceive you because of your style and learn strategies for managing that perception. We will also have a public speaking workshop to further explore how to use your voice.
Virtual Managing Perceptions: February 1st 10am-12pm
Virtual Public Speaking: February 15th 10am-12:30pm
In-Person Managing Perceptions + Public Speaking: February 7th 9am-5pm *
First, we will explore team leadership in two ways: 1) Outlining key elements of team effectiveness 2) Examining the impact of leadership style on those elements. Participants gain skills for empowering themselves as effective self-advocates. Next, we will learn the fundamentals of successful workplace negotiation and mutual gains problem solving.
Virtual Negotiations: March 7th 10am-12:30pm
Virtual Leading Teams: March 21st 10am-12:30pm
In-Person Negotiations + Leading Teams: March 28th 9am-5pm
The cohort will attend a Women's Network Forum and network with leaders through a Candid Conversations session. They will also see gender and leadership in action by observing behind the scenes of a women-led business.
In-Person Networking Session : April 13th 5-7pm
Behind the Scenes of a Women Led Business: April 27th
Women’s Network Forum: TBD
Participants will report out about their Individual Action Projects and celebrate at a graduation and plan how to stay connected!
Individual Action Project Report Out: May 9th 10-11:30am
Graduation: May 23rd 4-6pm
Virtual cohort: Average of two sessions / month for 2-2.5 hours per session
In-person cohort: Average of one session / month for the full day
About 1 hour of pre-work prior to most sessions
The completion of an Individual Action Project at your organization with the support of a peer group
Monthly meetings with your peer group on your own time recommended