Join the Massachusetts Women’s Forum for some fantastic events in May and June!

Connect with old friends and new, learn about and discuss current topics with "members only" speakers, and have some fun.
All events will be held virtually via Zoom and are exclusively for MWF members.
MAY
Asian American Pacific Islander Racism in America: Hearing These Experiences and Becoming an Ally
Monday, May 17th
6:30 - 7:45pm
Increased harassment and violent crimes directed toward Asian American Pacific Islander communities in the past year have elevated awareness of the long history of discrimination, exclusion, and hurt that has been a persistent part of these communities’ American experience. 
 
Listen to the personal stories and experiences of our panelists and breakout into small discussion groups to learn more about how we can become allies.

Moderator:
Frances West (Frances West Co,); MWF Board Member

Panelists:
  • Shirley Leung (The Boston Globe)
  • State Representative Tram Nguyen (18th Essex District)
  • Pallavi Verma (Accenture)
Third Chapter Conversation
Fay Donohue, Former CEO, Board member and Angel Investor and Priscilla Douglas, President, PHDouglas & Associates and MWF Board Member, invite you to join them in exploring dreams, possibilities and challenges for the Third Chapter of our lives.

This month's topic:
What criteria/rules are you putting in place to safely socialize this Summer?
Wednesday, May 19th
12:00 - 1:00pm
Limited to 10 Registrants
Virtual Dine-Around with Jose Duarte (Taranto & Tambo 22)
Join us for a Virtual Dine-Around in your own home featuring award-winning Chef Jose Duarte, chef-owner of the former Taranta in the North End, and Tambo in Chelsea.
Monday, May 24th
6:30 - 8:00pm
Limited to 30 Registrants
Meals will be delivered that afternoon to enjoy with your fellow MWF members and a 1:1 interview with Chef Duarte.

We will have the chance to get to know one another in smaller "dine around" discussions after the conversation with Chef Duarte.
JUNE
Boston Mayoral Candidates Forum
Moderated by Carol Fulp, Founding CEO of Fulp Diversity, and Linda Henry, CEO Boston Globe Media Partners and MWF Board Member, this is a unique opportunity for MWF members to hear directly from the candidates as they discuss the issues of importance to each of us in this election. 
Wednesday, June 9th
7:00 - 8:30pm
The Power of Empathy: A Conversation with Sherry Turkle
Join event co-host Linda Henry, for a virtual conversation with MWF member Sherry Turkle, New York Times bestselling author of the recently released The Empathy Diaries
Monday, June 14th
4:00 - 5:00pm
The first 50 MWF members who register will receive a copy of the book, compliments of Linda Henry.
Women Opening Doors for Women
Chaos. Confidence. Connection.
Join us as a mentor for this signature MWF event. This year's program will include a panel discussion moderated by Beth Chandler, CEO, YWBoston.
Wednesday, June 23rd
4:30 - 6:15pm
THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS