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Boston Women's Workforce Council

The Boston Women’s Workforce Council (BWWC) leads a unique public-private partnership between the Mayor’s Office and Boston area employers.

The Council is dedicated to eliminating the gender and racial wage gap in Greater Boston.

Boston University
Hariri Institute for Computing
111 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA 02215

About the council

The Boston Women's Workforce Council works with Boston area employers to:

  • measure and report on the gender and racial wage gap in Greater Boston
  • remove the visible and invisible barriers to women’s advancement, and
  • ensure that 100 percent of the talent pool is used to make Boston the best place in the US for working women.

visit the BWWC website

BWWC 2019

100% Talent Compact

BWWC 100% Talent Compact

A dedicated group of employers in Greater Boston is tackling the persistent issue of the gender and racial wage gap by signing the 100% Talent Compact. They represent a wide swath of organizations, ranging in size and industry. These employers share a common goal: to make Boston the best place in the US for working women. 

Commit to closing the gender and racial wage gap in your organization today. For more information, email For a complete list of 100% Talent Compact Signers, visit the Boston Women's Workforce Council website

Meet the Council

Meet the Council


  • Joan Christel, Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Citizenship & Global Inclusion, State Street
  • Megan Costello, Senior Advisor, Boston Public Schools
  • Stephen Denny, Head of Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion, Putnam Investments
  • Jane Edmonds, Vice President for Programming and Community Outreach, Babson College
  • Ildemaro Gonzalez, Vice President and Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Elizabeth Hailer, Executive Director, The Commonwealth Institute


In partnership with
The Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing
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