Community Manager

Nayla Daly
nayla@masstlc.org

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Circle with 100% Talent Signer in Middle and Boston Women's Workforce Council and City of Boston on the outside

MassTLC is proud to be a signatory of the Boston Women’s Workforce Council’s 100% Talent Compact.

Compact signers are committed to learning and reflection, refining policies and practices, and taking action to eliminate gender/racial wage gaps. MassTLC is dedicated to ensuring that our workplace is equitable and our employees are supported.

 

Professional Women’s Community Mission

MassTLC’s Professional Women’s Community is a trusted group of professionals from cross-functional disciplines across all levels, who come together to explore best practices and network. The goal of this community is to expand member involvement, bringing emphasis on closing the gender gap to the forefront of the technology community and exploring fresh perspectives in 2021.

The Professional Women’s program will include quarterly community meetings. They are office-hour discussions, where tech professionals meet regulary to network and discss best practices and trends that affect them each day. Content continues to evolve but has focused on the following:

  • Creating efficient ERG (employee retention groups)
  • Programs: Employee Retention Groups, Mentorship and Sponsorships
  • Leadership buy-in
  • The business imperative
  • Advancement in retention in the workforce

Who should be involved?

This group is for men and women who are involved in bridging the gap for women in tech inside their organization.

Programming

The Women’s programs will include quarterly community meetings, continuing to bring strength in content and involvement.

Programming will focus on the following topic areas:

  • Creating or strengthening your ERG (employee retention group)
  • Mentorship
  • Creating a gender inclusive strategy
  • Leadership buy-in
  • The business imperative
  • Advancement and retention in the workforce

Types of Programs

  • Monthly Virtual Peer Meetings (during COVID-19): Office-hour style discussions, where tech professionals meet regularly to network and discuss best practices and trends that affect them each day.
  • MassTLC Central Online Platform –includes Professional Women’s Community Forum to supplement and continue online and in-person programming and discussions, for continued connection, knowledge sharing, and networking.  It is an interactive platform that enables you to post directly on the site via desktop and mobile devices. MassTLC Central also offers email notifications from which you can join a conversation or post a comment.

2021 Timeline (subject to change):

Q1

  • February: Community Meeting

Q2

  • May: Community Meeting

Q3

  • August: Community Meeting

Q4

  • November: Community Meeting

How to be involved

Our programming evolves from our members. We are always looking for top of mind trends for professional development, trends and initiatives. Please let us know what is important to you. Our members have a wealth of industry knowledge. If you are interested in receiving the Professional Women’s Community Newsletter, exploring a topic, hosting a meeting or speaking opportunities, please contact Nayla Daly, nayla@masstlc.org.

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