Welcome. Thank you for visiting The Boston Club’s website. We are one of the largest communities of women executives and professional leaders in the Northeast. We are both a club and a cause. As a club, we offer programming, events and other opportunities for leaders of advanced professional stages and backgrounds to connect with, engage with and enrich each other. As a cause, our mission is to impel the advancement of women to top leadership positions. Our core belief is that more women in significant and visible leadership roles will mean better business performance and strengthened economic health in our communities.

Mary Crealese has joined the Board of the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, replacing Julie Santosus.  Since its inception in 1958 at Boston University, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) continues to achieve the highest artistic standards, and remains committed to musical excellence.  With a budget of over $2 million, BYSO is widely regarded as one of the country's finest youth orchestras and is recognized nationally as a model music and arts education organization.  BYSO serves nearly 500 young musicians from throughout New England. Carol Salloway and Diane Remin, members of The Boston Club’s Nonprofit Board Committee, conducted the search.

Rosalee Hermens
has been been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, of True Value Company, based in Chicago and one of the world's largest independent retailer-owned hardware cooperatives. True Value President and CEO John Hartmann said, "Since Rosalee’s arrival in May 2011, she has been using a highly inclusive and collaborative approach to help reinvent True Value and our technological capabilities.  As we build a new True Value, our IT Department is becoming a best-in-class team, as evidenced by recent recognition from the Chicago Chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals and the Society of Information Management as the 2013 CIO’s Most Effective IT Team in the large company category."

Take Time Out to think about how the culture of pervasive overwork is affecting the retention and advancement of talented women (and men).  Learn how some companies are successfully addressing the challenge.  May 6 at Bentley University. Read more>

Our 11th annual Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers in Massachusetts Largest Companies is here!  Read more here!


  • 30 April - Community Salute!
    The Path to Public Service: Protecting the People, Building a Career
    7:45am - Westin Hotel Copley Place
    Join us as we celebrate women who make our communities better places to live through their volunteer efforts.    Read more>
  • 06 May - Member Recruitment Lunch
    Noon - Westin Waltham
    Discover why The Boston Club is New England's largest, most influential organization of senior executive and professional women. Read more>
  • 13 May - How We Lead: Getting Ahead and Guiding Others at Work
    Noon - Foley Hoag LLP, Boston
    We want to move up, but chafe at the tradeoffs--and wonder how to make those work-life balance challenges more than just a “women’s issue". We want models for taking risks and stepping up in the workplace, and ways to enhance camaraderie among female peers.
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  • 22 May - Distinguished Leaders Series: Women in the Business of Science
    5:30pm - Turner Fisheries
    Join us for a dynamic discussion with women at the helm of Boston's scientific industry. Our moderator, Mary Lynne Hedley, CEO of Tesaro, and panelists will share stories that demonstrate how they are making an impact in the competitive space of science. Read more>