The 14th annual list is a partnership between the Globe and the Commonwealth Institute, a non-profit group focuses advancing businesswomen in leadership positions. At least six MIT alumnae were named to the list—an increase from five in 2014.
According to the Globe, the rankings factor in revenue, operating budget, and other variables, including workplace and management diversity, innovative projects, and the number of full-time employees in Massachusetts. All leaders were in place at the end of 2014.
Check out the MIT alumnae on the list below and read a related story about each alumna. Then view the full list of the top 100 woman-led businesses from the Boston Globe.
- Deborah Theobald ’95, CEO, Vecna (41) “Watch: Robot Road Race Helps Save Lives,” Slice of MIT
- Priya Iyer MBA ’05, Chair and CEO, Anaqua (55) “MIT Sloan Fellows women are leveraging the program for impact,” MIT Sloan School of Management
- Martha S. Samuelson SM ’86, President and CEO, Analysis Group (57) “Removing Barriers to Growth: An Interview with Martha S. Samuelson,” Leaders magazin
- Laura B. Trust MBA ’96, President, Finagle a Bagel (77) “Laura Trust MBA ’96: Entrepreneur and Alumnus Husband Finagle a Bagel—Literally,” MIT Technology Review
- Mary G. Puma SM ’81, Chair and CEO, Axcelis Technologies (86) “Women Up—Mary G. Puma,” Boston Business Journal
- Anita Rajan Worden ’90, Co-CEO, Solectria Renewables (87) “Women to Watch: Anita Worden,” Boston Business Journal