Women Helping Women Lead, Grow, and Succeed: We need your help

Female business leaders of today are helping the female leaders of tomorrow.  Research from Catalyst, McKinsey, Gallup, and Credit Suisse demonstrates gender equity isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s the profitable thing to do. Simply put, companies embracing gender equity outperform the competition ...
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Mentor Journal Entry 1: A Mentee’s Perspective

Writen By Jan Heng, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School Jan participated in our 2018 Mentoring Program as a mentee to Regina Au. I was delighted to receive a circulated email in December 2017 via my Broad Institute account about the mentoring program ...
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Personal Branding for Your Success

This blog is based on “How to Brand Yourself for Success (Without Selling Out)” event in May 2018 Personal branding is a concept that has become increasingly popular with the rise of social media, but what does it actually mean? And more importantly, how can ...
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TedX Talk: The Risk You Must Take by Dr. Kristen Lee

Dr. Kristen Lee studies human resilience—our ability to endure, heal, and grow. In a visceral, relatable talk, she shares deep insights from her teaching and research—ones that helped her redefine authenticity, and encourage us all to do the same. This TedX Talk shares the story ...
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Navigating Equity and Inclusion in a New World of the Same Ol’ Boys Club

Please join us for this evening of provocative dialogue led by inclusion and diversity expert practitioners Su Joun of Diversity@Workplace and Sean Driscoll of BBsquared, as they’ll pose and discuss the landscape of gender diversity in relation to inclusion, access, challenges and opportunities across our ...
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Engineering My Way Through a Career in Tech

Dressed in all black casual attire, Tamar Newberger portrays a sharp Silicon Valley figure at first sight. But the second you engage in a conversation with her, her rhythmic speech and laid-back vibe puts one at ease of her accomplishments and the high-profile figure that ...
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Setting Boundaries: Say Yes and No with Confidence and Ease

The Women Accelerators was created to “Engage, Empower, Elevate!” people in their careers and personal growth.  We want to inspire and help people with their careers through our events and great speakers.  That is the reason we invited speakers Amy Rebecca Gay, PhD, Deb Elbaum, ...
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Mentor Journal 3: Beginner’s Mud

Our 2017 Mentoring Program wraps up this August! Thanks to everyone - mentors and mentees - who contributed their time and insights. We’re excited to share our some of our successes and lessons learned! Beginner’s Mud My Mentoring Team met up on a sunny Sunday ...
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Mentor Journal Entry 2: Mentorship Strategies

We are now halfway into our Mentoring Program! Between February and April, groups met for the first time. Many groups are now meeting virtually on Skype for their second and third meetings in late spring/early summer. Soon after our first check-in with mentee participants, one ...
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Mentor Journal Entry 1: What is Mentorship?

Welcome to the Women Accelerators Mentor Journal! We are one month into our Mentorship Program and many great discussions have begun. As I go through my work week, I've been re-reading a note I took at our first mentor meeting: If coworkers are unresponsive, follow up ...
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