United Way
of Massachusetts Bay
and Merrimack Valley

Women’s Leadership Breakfast


Creating tomorrow’s leaders through the power of Women United.

Hosted by United Way’s Women United group, the Women’s Leadership Breakfast is a cornerstone event that celebrates and mobilizes the collective power of women. For 22 years, the Breakfast has brought together hundreds of women and raised funds and awareness for causes in the community. You won’t want to miss this event!

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

7 – 10:00 AM
Westin Waterfront
425 Summer Street, Boston


  • The Impact: Create Tomorrow’s Leaders. Through the power of Women United, your participation does more than any of us could do alone – giving more young people the opportunity, support, and confidence to become a leader in his or her own community.
  • The Inspiration: Enjoy an empowering keynote and inspirational stories that will stay with you long after the coffee is gone. You will also hear stories that highlight how your support is creating positive, lasting change for people in need.
  • The Connection: Meet and network with more than 1,000 women leaders from a variety of communities, industries and top companies in our region.

2017 Co-Chairs

Deborah Lawrence, Bank of America
Theresa Brockelman, Deloitte
Karen White, Sun Life Financial

Women Who Live United Award

Call for nominations: Know a fabulous woman who inspires you? Is she shattering glass ceilings, paving the way for other women, or improving her community? Email womens@unitedwaymassbay.org with nominations by August 8.


Overcoming Challenges Breakout Sessions
Breakfast attendees will have the option to participate in breakout sessions following the program. Led by leaders in the community, these sessions will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn about challenges in the community, and be part of the solution. From equal pay for women to ending homelessness, there’s no shortage of challenges to tackle.

Thank you to those who attended the 2016 Women’s Leadership Breakfast! Your leadership, passion, and energy is helping to create tomorrow’s leaders, one young person at a time. 

For additional information contact Lily Lynch, Senior Director of Women’s Philanthropy, at llynch@supportunitedway.org or 617-624- 8145