Professional Development

Targeting what makes women professionals and entrepreneurs thrive.

Personal Empowerment

Building You up to be the BEST you can be and to take actionable steps in the present.

Community Development

Building a village requires networking and getting to know the community around you.


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A Maven's World 2021 Boston Conference

Early Registration for the 2021 Conference will be available soon!

2020 Maven Award Recipients

Betty Francisco

General Counsel, Compass Working Capital
Co-Founder, Latina Circle dba Amplify Latinx

Kai Grant

Owner & Chief Curator, Black Market Dudley

Our Speakers

Tina Lifford

Opening Keynote Speaker

Wellbeing Expert & Inner Fitness Strategist CEO, The Inner Fitness Project Oprah Winfrey’s Network- Queen Sugar Cast Member Actress, Author & Playwright

Dr. Scarlet Soriano, MD

Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Integrative Medicine Physician, Health and Wellness Consultant

Claire Sulmers

VIP Experience

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Fashion Bomb Daily Magazine Author, “The Bomb Life”

Celeste Viciere

Mental Health Therapist, Author, Podcast Host

Chaitra Sanders

Massachusets Health Connector

Charmain F. Jackman, Ph. D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Elizabeth Johnson

Owner, EMJ Financial Services

Freya Allen Shoffner, Esq.

Principal Attorney, Shoffner & Associates

Guerda Victor

Transformational Life Coach & Healer

Irvienne Goldson

Deputy Director, Health Services
Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.

Jennease Hyatt

Gilead Sciences

Jessicah Pierre

Founder, The Queens Company &

Joëlle Fontaine

Founder, designer and CEO of Kréyol, LLC

Linda N. Wells

Wellness Warrior

Musu-Kulla Massaquoi

Listen to Your Body, Inc.

Pilar Tucker

Mental Health Therapist

Rebecca E. Faustin

Fitness Instructor

Sharhea Wade

Assistant Vice President, State Street Corporation
President of National Black MBA Association – Boston Chapter

Santresa Greenidge, PT, DPT, LMT, CSCS

Physical Therapist, Massage Therapist & Certified Fitness Instructor
Principal Owner of Dr. G’s Fitness & Wellness

Shenia M. Dancy, Esq.

Author, Certified Life Coach, Attorney at Law

Taneshia Camillo-Sheffey

Founder|Director The Haute House Design Studio

Past Maven Awardees

Janelle Woods-McNish

Advocate, Spokesperson, Philanthropist, Author

Michelle “Mona” Thompson

Visionary Leader, Senior Pastor, Author,
Founder of R.I.S.E

Areva Martin, Esq.

Author, Principal, Martin & Martin, LLP

Clemmie C. Perry

Founder & Executive Director,
Women of Color Golf (WOCG)

Joli Cooper Nelson

National President,
Jack and Jill of America, Inc.

Karen Amaker

Founding director of the Norwalk Early College Academy (NECA)

Medria Blue

Award Winning Educator

Tiffanie Cherie Ellis-Niles

Founding partner of Lyles and Niles, LLP

Irvienne Goldson

Deputy Director, ABCD Health Services