Female Founders Panel: Advice and Inspiration

September 23, 2019

On Monday, September 23rd, the WLN Boston chapter hosted “Female Founders Panel: Advice and Inspiration” at Hill Holliday. The event featured three inspiring Boston-based female founders – Farrah Belizaire of LiteWork Events, Jess Fracalossi of The Handle Bar, and Cayla Marvil of Lamplighter Brewing Co. – and was moderated by our very own co-chair Meghan Dillon.

Topics included the founders’ entrepreneurial journeys and how they built a business from the ground up, how they’ve conquered roadblocks as female-founded businesses, and how they maintain the strength of their businesses. About 60 people from Weber Shandwick, Mullen, and Hill Holliday attended, and guests were given the opportunity to network before and after the panel, while enjoying some beverages and post-work bites!

Boston Chapter Hosts Professional Headshots and Lunch and Learn

June 11, 2019

The Boston chapter held a professional headshot day that was a huge success! We had 2 photographers working 10-minute timeslots and had one WLN member with each woman being photographed to help fix any pesky flyaway hairs, ensure outfits were behaving and generally make sure everyone was feeling confident and beautiful.Read more

“My Year of Whittling” with Kelly Fredrickson

October 31, 2017



Thursday, November 16th:
6:00: Registration, Refreshments and Networking
6:30: Program
7:30: Q+A and Networking
8:00: Program Ends

Hill Holliday
53 State Street 35th Floor
Boston MA 02109

Work-Life Balance: What Does it Mean to “Have it All”

January 14, 2015

On Tuesday, December 16th the WLN Boston Chapter hosted a Networking and Panel Discussion event on work-life balance at Weber Shandwick. The event featured speakers Micho Spring (Weber Shandwick) who served as moderator for the panel, Bianca Garcia (Genuine Interactive), Maris Snell (Genuine Interactive), Cara Fearing (Hill Holliday), Sharon Crichton (Jack Morton) and Emily Mahlman (Mullen).Read more

Unleashing Your Personal Brand

September 16, 2014

The Boston chapter of the WLN held an engaging session on Wednesday, May 7th at Jack Morton Worldwide.

Robin Martin, the Principal of Thrive Coaching & Consulting Group with more than 20 years of experience working with leaders of Fortune 500 companies, lead this interactive, thought-provoking discussion based on a proven personal branding system called EMERGE©.  The journey included learning critical steps to help build your personal brand, with a practical framework to help you live the brand you want to be.

Personal Branding is both an art and a science and this session helped participants begin to answer questions such as:

  1. Have you thought about the emotion that you evoke in others?
  2. Is it what you hope or would like it to be?
  3. What is your tag line?
  4. Can you create an experience that is congruent with what you are hoping for?
Importance of Networking

November 18, 2013

On Monday, November 18, 2013, the Women’s Leadership Network in Boston hosted an evening program to promote networking across the IPG agencies.  This recruitment program introduced IPG female employees to the WLN and encouraged the importance of inter-company collaboration. The event was hosted by Karen Kaplan, CEO of Hill Holliday.

This event aimed to build stronger inter-company networks through connections within the industry, provide opportunities to network with agency executives, encourage enthusiastic and committed participation from a range of agencies, and increase IPG brand awareness through all agencies.  Approximately 90 IPG and agency employees from the Boston area participated in the program.

Women and Financial Empowerment

March 27, 2013

On Wednesday, March 27, 2013, the Boston chapter of the Women’s Leadership Network hosted a program on financial empowerment at Hill Holliday.  The session included in depth information on financial planning, empowerment and estate planning for women in our  industry.

Speakers Kathy Mealey, Financial Investment Advisor, Cabot Money Management, and Jessica Wistran, Attorney, Glovsky & Glovsky LLC, addressed over 40 IPG and agency employees from the Boston area.

Selena Rezvani Shares Her Expertise with the WLN in Boston

August 24, 2012

WLN’s Boston Chapter hosted Selena Rezvani for an event on Wednesday, June 27th at the offices of Hill Holliday. Rezvani, a popular Washington Post columnist and noted leadership consultant, shared her expertise on the art of negotiation and ways women can promote themselves effectively through self-advocacy.
The event included a presentation by Rezvani on how to promote yourself effectively, leverage your skills, and fast track your career through self-advocacy. The presentation included a breakout workshop, and was followed by a lively Q&A session and a drawing to win a copy of Rezvani’s new book, Pushback, How Smart Women Ask and Stand Up for What They Want. This event is a part of a larger series of events geared towards helping women make smarter decisions in the workplace and achieve greater career success.
The June 27th event drew a crowd of more than 30 advertising and marketing professionals from the Boston area interested in learning how to best navigate the career opportunities available to them. 
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The WLN invites you to an Evening of Speed Networking – Connect. Cultivate. Succeed.

November 29, 2011

On June 28, 2011 the WLN Boston Chapter held a speed networking event for individuals to learn about a new industry, and make connections that could impact and develop their career. Networking is often ignored, but is one of the most vital professional skills allowing development of genuine relationships and strong interpersonal connections that cultivate opportunities for professional growth.Read more

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