Promoting Women Leaders

By Invitation Only

Virtual Nov 4-5, 2021
Virtual Nov 4-5, 2021
Santiago, Chile May 18-20, 2022
Santiago, Chile May 18-20, 2022
Las Vegas, Nevada. Nov 2 - 4, 2022
Las Vegas, Nevada. Nov 2 - 4, 2022
Detroit, Michigan. Oct 4-6, 2023
Detroit, Michigan. Oct 4-6, 2023
New York, NY.  May 15-17, 2024
New York, NY. May 15-17, 2024
Seattle, WA.  May 21-23, 2025
Seattle, WA. May 21-23, 2025

The International Women's Forum of Connecticut (IWFCT) is a supportive network of women leaders across diverse backgrounds, achievements, recognition and leadership committed to community and advancing other women

See What IWFCT Presidents are saying

Marie Meliksetian

IWFCT President

2018 - 2022

Global meets local and local meets global.  At IWFCT, the wealth of knowledge, networking and long life relationships are unparalleled 

Roberta Prescott

IWFCT President

2016 - 2018

An opportunity to meet amazing women locally and from around the world that otherwise you would not have the opportunity to meet any other way

Valarie Gelb

IWFCT President

2012 - 2016

Bringing the world’s preeminent women leaders together and sharing common experiences is what International Women’s Forum is all about


Virginia Giuffre

IWFCT President

2010 - 2012

IWFCT brings women from across industries allowing them to make long life connections both at local and global level

Maureen Gorman

IWFCT President

2008- 2010

What is so amazing about the women at IWFCT is their commitment to helping each other, building friendship and paying it forward 

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Marilyn Ford

IWFCT President

2006- 2008

IWFCT provides its members with market trend knowledge and events that combine insight into the latest trends and engaged discussions


Maura Carley

IWFCT President

2002 - 2006

As Kim Campbell used to say "IWFCT is the organization for women who are too busy to belong to an organization"

Susan Whiting
IWFCT President
2000 - 2002

Honored by IWF for her career accomplishments and her mentoring skills by naming her a “Woman Who Makes A Difference.”

Carolyn Dugan
IWFCT President
1996 - 2000

 IWFCT is a dynamic organization that brings together preeminent worldwide
women leaders on a continuous basis

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Ann Hyde
IWFCT President

IWFCT Founder and former board member of the Women's Forum of New York.  Tireless and fierce advocate for Women