northeastern university seal

Northeastern University’s Women Who Empower program is grounded in the belief that there is tremendous importance and impact in sharing our stories and creating connections with others. This special community and forum offers inspiration, engagement, and learning through unique opportunities to hear from distinguished speakers with diverse experiences and professional paths.


  • On May 6, 2017 business leader Ellen Zane is speaking on the important topic of “The Future of Healthcare.” Ellen is a nationally known speaker who served as President and CEO of Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children. She was the first woman and first non-physician to hold the CEO position in the 220-year history of the hospital.