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Mayor Martin Walsh, joined by over 100 Boston-area businesses, signed the Boston Women’s Workforce Councils 100% Talent Compact.

Women's Workforce Council

Our mission is to close the gender wage gap and remove the visible and invisible barriers for working women.

 Mayor Martin Walsh, joined by over 100 Boston area businesses, signed the Boston Women’s Workforce Councils 100% Talent Compact.
Mayor Martin Walsh, joined by over 100 Boston area businesses, signed the Boston Women’s Workforce Council's 100% Talent Compact.

We work with businesses in the Greater Boston area to:

  • eliminate the gender-based wage gap
  • remove the visible and invisible barriers to women’s advancement, and
  • ensure that 100% of the talent pool is used to make Boston the best area in the country for working women.
100% Talent: The Boston Women’s Compact

The 100% Talent: The Boston Women’s Compact is a voluntary pledge signed by over 180 companies in Boston indicating their commitment to closing the gender wage gap in the workplace.

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Women's Workforce Council 2016 Report

We released a report detailing our efforts to address the wage gap in Boston.

Download the 2016 report

Meet the council

  • Cathy Minehan (Chair), Dean of the School of Management, Simmons College
  • Evelyn Murphy (Chair), Ph.D, Economist, Author, Founder and President, WAGE Project, Inc.
  • Eddie Ahmed, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, MassMutual Financial Group
  • Dana Born, Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School 
  • Lisa Brothers, President and CEO, Nitsch Engineering
  • Victoria Budson, Executive Director, Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School
  • Megan Costello, Executive Director, Mayor's Office of Women Advancement at City of Boston 
  • Jane Edmonds, Vice President for Programming and Community Outreach, Babson College
  • Rita German, Community Engagement Program Manager, Corporate Responsibility, John Hancock
  • Elizabeth Hoenscheid, CEO, Top it Off
  • Trish Karter, CEO, LightEffect Farms
  • Katharine Lusk, Executive Director, Initiative on Cities, Boston University
  • Kara Miller, Women Entrepreneurs Boston and Neighborhood Business Manager, City of Boston: Office of Business Development
  • Mim Minichiello, President, Employee Benefits, New England, HUB International 
  • Maureen Mulkerrin, Vice President of Information Technology, Chief Information Officer, New England Baptist Hospital
  • Katy O'Neil, Executive Vice President of Member Services, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
  • Tracy Palandjian, CEO & Co-founder, Social Finance 
  • Zorica Pantic, President, Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Kelly Pellagrini, Co-Founder, Charlestown Nursery School
  • Alison Quirk, EVP, Chief of Human Resources, State Street
  • Pam Randhawa, CEO & Founder, Empiriko 
  • Bob Rivers, President, Chief Operating Officer, Eastern Bank
  • Micho Spring, President, New England, Weber Shandwick
  • Jennifer Springer, General Counsel , SEIU Local 888, EVP-at-Large, Mass AFL-CIO
  • Kimberly Steimle Vaughan, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief People Officer, Suffolk Construction Company Inc.
  • Janaki Kibe Stern, Assistant Vice President in the Commercial Real Estate Group, Santander Bank
  • Beth Williams, CEO and President, Roxbury Technology Corp
  • Raquel Webster, Senior Counsel, National Grid

Our compact signers

Our compact signers
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  • Abt Associates
  • Acquia
  • Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.
  • AIM
  • Allen & Gerritsen
  • Alosa Health
  • American Student Assistance
  • Arlington Advisory Partners
  • Arrowstreet
  • Association of General Contractors of MA
  • Atwater Wealth Management
  • Authentic Leadership Institute
  • Babson College
  • BBK Worldwide
  • Bentley University
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay
  • BJ's Wholesale Club
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Hills Bank
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • Boston Children's Museum
  • Boston Common Asset Management
  • Boston Financial Data Services
  • Boston Magazine
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan
  • Boston Newspaper Guild
  • Boston Private
  • Boston Public Market
  • Bright Horizons Family Solutions
  • Brunner Communications
  • BSC Group
  • C.E. Floyd Company
  • Cambridge College
  • Cantina Consulting
  • Capital W 
  • Care.com
  • Carlton PR & Marketing
  • Celticare Health
  • Center for Women & Enterprise
  • Charles Group Consulting
  • Charlestown Nursery School
  • City Fresh Foods
  • City of Boston
  • clypd
  • Colette Phillips Communications
  • Commodore Builders
  • Community Resources for Justice
  • Communispace
  • Consigli Construction
  • Conventures
  • Crestwood Advisors
  • Cruz Companies
  • CTP (Conover Tuttle Pace )
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Dancing Deer
  • Dec-Tam Corp.
  • Dimagi, Inc.
  • Done Right Building Services
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  • Dunkin Brands
  • Eastern Bank
  • EBS Capstone
  • Elaine Construction
  • Elkus Manfredi Architects
  • EMC Corporation
  • EMPath
  • Empiriko
  • Eversource
  • Families for Excellent Schools
  • FamilyID, Inc.
  • Fed Reserve Bank Boston
  • Fiksu
  • Finagle A Bagel
  • Flybridge Capital Partners
  • Girl Scouts of Eastern MA
  • Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Goody Clancy
  • Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Boston Food Bank
  • Green City Growers
  • Green Schools
  • GZA Geo Environmental, Inc.
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Hill Holliday
  • HMMH
  • Hollister Staffing
  • HouseWorks
  • HUB International New England
  • InkHouse
  • Innovation Nights, LLC
  • InnoWoman
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • Iron Mountain
  • JBC Golf, Inc.
  • Jewish Vocational Service 
  • JLL
  • John Hancock
  • Jumpstart for Young Children
  • Justice Resource Institute
  • Kelley Chunn & Associates
  • Kennedy/Jenks Consultants
  • Kerafast, Inc.
  • Lantern Financial, LLC
  • Light Effect Farms
  • Lindsay Hill Design
  • Lois L. Lindauer Searches
  • MA Women's Political Caucus
  • Margulies Perruzzi Architects
  • MASCO
  • Mass Tech Collaborative
  • MassBio
  • Massachusetts Business Roundtable
  • Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance
  • MassArtDesign
  • MassMutual Financial Group
  • Merrimack Pharmaceuticals 
  • MIT
  • MORE Advertising
  • Morgan Memorial Goodwill
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  • National Grid
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • New England Baptist Hospital
  • Nitsch Engineering
  • Northeast HR Association (NEHRA)
  • Nuestra Comunidad 
  • Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • Partners Healthcare
  • PharmaLogics Recruiting 
  • Pinck & Co, Inc.
  • Pine Street Inn
  • Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP
  • Putnam Investments
  • Quality Interactions, Inc.
  • reacHIRE
  • Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
  • Roxbury Tech
  • RSM US LLP
  • Second Time Around
  • SEIU 888
  • Shawmut Design and Construction
  • Shorelight Education
  • Simmons College
  • Sixt Rent a Car
  • Social Finance
  • St. Anthony Shrine 
  • Staples, Inc.
  • State Street Corporation
  • Suffolk Construction
  • Suffolk University
  • Sun Life Financial
  • Sustainability Roundtable, Inc.
  • Tech Networks of Boston
  • The Boston Foundation
  • The Castle Group
  • The Chiofaro Company
  • The Commonwealth Institute
  • The Dimock Center
  • The Greenly Group
  • The Partnership
  • Tokai Pharmaceuticals
  • Top It Off
  • Trillium Asset Managment 
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Turningpoint Communications 
  • Valore
  • Vanesse Hagen Brustlin (VHB)
  • Verc Car Rental
  • Version 2.0 Communications
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Vinfen
  • The WAGE Project
  • Weber Shandwick
  • Webster Bank
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Wheelock College
  • Willis Towers Watson
  • Woodard & Curran New England
  • WORK, Inc.
  • YMCA of Greater Boston
  • YW Boston