$25 – $500

Women's Institute's 2018 Annual Meeting

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Harborside at the State Room

60 State Street

Floor 33

Boston, MA 02108

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Join us as we celebrate with our friends and partners at our 2018 Annual Meeting! We will highlight our successes over the past years, share what we have in store for 2019 and beyond, as well as honor four individuals dedicated to our housing and community development fields. With heavy hors d'oeuvres, an open bar and tasy chocolates, how can you go wrong? Come early and stay late!

Please review our sponsorship packet to learn more about how you can support our work. Individual tickets are $25.

Honoring our Awardees

Nancy Nye Memorial Award

Esther Schlorhotlz, Director of Community Investment/Senior Vice President, Boston Private Bank

Sarah Lamitie, Community Investment Officer/Senior Vice President, Boston Private Bank

Anne Gelbspan Partner in Community Award

Andrea Pereria, Former Executive Director, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Lesley Higgins-Biddle, Senior Program Officer, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Sponsor Our Event

With more than 150 professionals expected to attend, we would like to offer you a unique opportunity to showcase your organization’s work and mission at our event. Please consider supporting our organization so that we can continue to build homes and opportunities for those most in need. We are a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations above the cost of the event ticket are tax-deductible and eligible for CRA credit. If you'd like to pay by check, fill out the sponsorship form and send to:

Women's Institute

Attn: Santina Russell

15 Court Square, Suite 210

Boston, MA 02108


Can I buy my ticket at the door?

No, tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Do I have to bring my ticket to the event?

Yes, you must have a print or digital copy of your ticket. There are three ways to bring it: 1) print your ticket and bring it to the event; 2) download the Eventbrite app with your account connected; or 3) save and pull up the email confirmation containing the PDF of your ticket.

My organization wants to pay by check. How do I do this?

Please first contact Santina Russell at srussell@wihed.org or 800-720-1195. You can make the check out to Women's Institute, memo: annual meeting tickets. After receipt of the check, you will receive a link via email to checkout with your ticket(s).

What are my transportation/parking options getting to the event?

You have several transportation options. The State Room is close to many public transportation options. State Street on the Blue and Orange lines are the closest T stops. If you're coming from the Red line, Downtown Crossing is the closest T stop. If you're coming from the Green line, Government Center is the closest T stop.

If you're driving, there are several parking garages nearby. Check out this list for garage locations and rates.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you have any questions about the event please e-mail Santina Russell at srussell@wihed.org.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Your regitration/ticket can be used by another person. Make sure the person brings the ticket to the event.

What is the refund policy?

Ticket purchases are non-refundable.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't have to match the attendee. As long as an attendee has a ticket they will be allowed into the event.

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Floor 33

Boston, MA 02108

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