2024 Community Salute

03/27/2024 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM ET


  • $100.00  -  Non-Member Ticket (In person)
  • $65.00  -  Non-Member Ticket (Virtual)


Boston, MA


2024 Community Salute
Women's Leadership in Times of Disruption | A Focus on Higher Education
Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Suffolk University
5:00 - 8 PM
The 2024 Community Salute is one TBC's signature annual networking events and will be hosted by Suffolk University in Keches Hall at the SU Law School. This hybrid event features four Boston-area university leaders in a wide-ranging panel conversation on the challenges women in top-leadership roles in higher education face given today’s fast-changing and complex environment. Topics may include areas such as: Building new strategies for campus diversity given the recent Supreme Court decision, what’s in store for Next Gen leaders and what tools they need to succeed, making the ‘case’ for the value of a college degree, building platforms for lifelong learning, and more. The confirmed panel of speakers includes:
  • Julie Chen | Chancellor, UMass Lowell
  • Marisa Kelly | President, Suffolk University
  • Lynn Perry Wooten | President, Simmons University
  • Shakenna Williams | Executive Director, Frank & EileenTM Center for Women’s Entreprenurial Leadership, Babson College (Moderator)

The 2024 Advancement Award winner will also be announced at this event. This year’s Award will be presented to a qualified regional nonprofit to support a program or initiative that advances post-secondary education access and success for women. You can find more information about the award and the application by clicking here

Check in and networking begins at 5 pm. The networking reception includes hors d’oeuvres and beer, wine, and nonalcoholic beverage options. The program begins promptly at 6:30 pm and ends at 8 pm. The Zoom link for the virtual program will open at 6:15 pm.

Members attend for free
Non-Members: $100 In Person, $65 Virtual
Registration is required to attend this event and will close on Wednesday, March 20. We will refund the registration fee for paying guests if they cancel by Wednesday, March 20; we will not offer refunds after March 20.