Community Care Cooperative (C3) Named One of Massachusetts’ Top 100 Women-Led Businesses of 2022

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Community Care Cooperative (C3) and its President and CEO, Christina Severin, have been named no. 7 on The Women’s Edge, formerly The Commonwealth Institute, and the Globe Magazine list of top 100 women-led businesses in MA. The list was published in The Boston Globe on October 28, 2022.

This is the fifth consecutive year that C3, the nonprofit organization created and governed by Federal Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) to transform the health and well-being of underresourced communities, and Severin have been recognized by The Women’s Edge and the Globe magazine. They were named to the Top 100 list in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021; in 2019, C3 and Séverin were number one on the list.

The Boston Globe and Women’s Edge, a nonprofit that supports women entrepreneurs, team up each year to name the most outstanding women-led businesses and nonprofits. The list includes executives from healthcare companies, retail giants, construction companies, financial services companies, non-profit organizations and many more. The women on this list are collectively responsible for thousands of employees and total revenues and operating budgets of over $75 billion. The full list can be viewed here.

How the list was created: For each organization, The Women’s Edge looked at revenue or operating budget along with other variables, including the number of full-time employees in the state, workplace and leadership diversity, and projects innovative. The Women’s Edge then ranked the organizations according to its own formula. This is the 22nd year that The Women’s Edge has created the list and the tenth year that the Globe-Magazine joined the group.

Community Care Cooperative (C3) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created and governed by Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) to transform the health and well-being of the people they serve. Formed in 2016 as a MassHealth Accountable Care Organization (ACO) that draws on the proven best practices of ACOs nationwide, C3 is the only ACO in Massachusetts founded and governed by Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC ) and exclusively focused on advancing integrated and coordinated community care. Since its inception, C3 has expanded its services and grown nationally as a leader and advocate for community health centers. To see a list of current C3 Health Centers, click here.

Virginia S. Braud