Monetta Edwards, Director
Email (617) 552-6930, Fulton Hall 315B
Monetta Edwards is the Director of the Winston Center. In this role, she is responsible for the Center’s strategic initiatives and partnerships, including the programmatic schedule, communications and public relations, and broadening the Center’s reach on Boston College’s campus. She also serves as the advisor for the Center's Jenks Leadership Program and the Winston Ambassador Program.
Prior to joining the Winston Center in 2014, Monetta was at the university’s Center for Centers where she provided event planning expertise and support through her role as Manager, Programs & Events to the Institute for Liberal Arts, the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, the Center for Human Rights and International Justice, and other designated centers and institutes.
Monetta holds a BS in Business Administration from SUNY Fredonia, an MS in Hospitality and Service Leadership from Rochester Institute of Technology, and an MS in Leadership and Administration from Boston College. Monetta has held the Certified Meeting Professional designation since 2006, and has over 20 years of corporate event planning experience. In her spare time, Monetta enjoys traveling, going to the theater, is passionate about social issues, and supporting the Special Olympics and the ALS Association.
Mary Ann Glynn, Director of Research
Email (617) 552-0203, Fulton Hall 326
Mary Ann Glynn is the Joseph F. Cotter Professor of Management and Organization and, by courtesy, Professor of Sociology. She joined Boston College in 2006, after serving on the faculties of Yale University, the University of Michigan, and Emory University. She also holds an honorary appointment at the Copenhagen Business School and is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, a distinction reserved for the top 1% of members for their “significant contributions to the science and practice of management”
Mary Ann’s research examines processes of leadership and entrepreneurship, as well as organizational identity, creativity and culture. She has published 45 articles, most of these in the top journals in the field (including the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science and Strategic Management Journal), as well as 30 book chapters, in prestigious volumes. Her research has garnered awards; recently, she has received IDEA Thought Leader awards in 2011 and 2012.
Mary Ann has held numerous leadership positions in the profession, including a 3-year term on the Academy of Management Board of Governors and a 5-year term as an executive in the Managerial & Organizational Cognition Division. At Boston College, she has taught courses on Leadership at the MBA and PhD levels. Mary Ann earned her PhD at Columbia University in the City of New York.
Caitlan Griffith '20, Undergraduate Assistant
Email Fulton Hall 315
Caitlan Griffith is from Flemington, New Jersey and concentrates in Marketing and Business Analytics in the Carroll School of Management, with a minor in History. She became involved with the Winston Center in 2017 when she was accepted into the Jenks Leadership Program Class of 2018. She greatly enjoyed her time in Jenks, especially her group service project, which brought BC student musicians to perform at Rosie's Place in South Boston. As an undergraduate assistant, Caitlan assists with the Center's administration and events. Caitlan was formerly the marketing and communications student assistant at the Office of University Advancement. This past summer, she interned in New York City at couture fashion retailer Moda Operandi as a digital acquisition marketing intern.
Caitlan is a coxswain on the BC Men's Club Rowing team, which competes locally and nationally year-round against some of the best club rowing programs in the country. In her spare time, Caitlan loves traveling, exploring Boston, reading, learning to cook, and spending time with friends.