About Us

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OUR MISSION

The Women’s Edge propels women leaders to achieve personal and professional success and deliver positive impact within their businesses and communities.

WE DO THIS BY

• Collaborating and connecting extraordinary women at all stages of their careers — from next generation leaders to CEOs

• Continually building a pipeline of high performing women leaders

• Delivering relevant leadership programs, events and perspectives, with actionable insights

• Incorporating diversity, inclusion, and belonging to foster gender and racial equity

• Leveraging technology to expand reach and amplify impact

Our Values

IMPACTFUL
We deliver actionable insights and results that transform women leaders and organizations.

AUTHENTIC
We are genuine, passionate and transparent; people are free to be themselves.

CONNECTED
We cultivate connections and conversations across diverse populations; we generously support each other.

AGILE
We are relevant, curious and creative; we adapt to change.

OUR STORY

In 1997, Lois Silverman assembled a group of women CEOs with the goal of helping each other learn, grow and succeed.

Timeline

May 1

1997

1997
The Commonwealth Institute is founded in Massachusetts
May 1

2002

2002
First ranking of the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts
May 1

2004

2004
Florida TCI office founded, serving Miami-Dade county
May 1

2011

2011
Launch of Strategies for Success leadership development program
May 1

2017

2017
Launch of the first annual TCI Town Hall
May 1

2018

2018
Release of the first annual TCI Women’s Leadership Development in MA Impact Study
May 1

2020

2020
Extraordinary Women Advancing Healthcare Awards founded
May 1

2021

2021
Launch of Courageous Leadership program, a follow-on to the Strategies for Success leadership development program
September 14

2022

2022
The Commonwealth Institute rebrands to The Women’s Edge
May 1

2022

2022
Florida Chapter expands Top 100 Women-Led Businesses across the state

Contact Us

MASSACHUSETTS MAILING ADDRESS:

The Women’s Edge
PO Box 473
Maynard, MA 01754

FLORIDA MAILING ADDRESS:

The Women’s Edge
16850 Collins Avenue, Suite 112-339
Sunny Isles, FL 33160

OUR VISION

The vision of The Women’s Edge is to enable women leaders to achieve their full potential, drive performance, inspire each other, and transform organizational culture.

“The Women's Edge supports systematic, sustained progress for women into leadership roles throughout the business community.”

 

Elizabeth Hailer, CEO

“There aren’t many places that you can go where the only agenda is for you to be successful.”

CEO forum member

“The Women's Edge supports systematic, sustained progress for women into leadership roles throughout the business community.”

Elizabeth Hailer, CEO

“The Women's Edge supports systematic, sustained progress for women into leadership roles throughout the business community.”

Elizabeth Hailer, CEO