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The Monday Night Speaker Series is held at the Carroll Center for the Blind in Newton. The lectures are typically the first Monday of the month, October to May, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Newton Women's Forum provides a delicious dinner and wine, followed by a 45-minute speaker at no cost to members.

Non-members are welcome to attend at a cost of $35 per evening. Guests who join within 30 days of attending can apply the $35 fee to their annual membership dues.

If you would like to attend as a guest, please RSVP by the Thursday before the speaker series event by emailing us at newtonwomensforum@gmail.com.

2022-2023 Speakers

  October 3, 2022

Katherine Encarnacao, professional dancer and choreographer, speaks about the industry and how it relates to the theme of this year's speaker series On the Move!

November 7, 2022

Steve Jermanok, travel writer and co-owner of ActiveTravels, speaks about the current trends in travel and what the future holds for us!

February 6, 2023

John Dalton, project manager with the MBTA, speaks about the Greenline Extension Project.

March 6, 2023

Arissa Oh, associate professor of history at Boston College, speaks about international adoption, marriage migration and what it means to be American. She is the author of To Save the Children of Korea: The Cold War Origins of International Adoption.

May 1, 2023

James Marohn, local trivia host of Games with James, challenges us with questions on a wide variety of subjects: movies, TV, sports, music, history, pop culture and more all around the theme of this year's speaker series On the Move!

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