The mission of the Massachusetts Network of Women Leaders in Higher Education is to improve higher education in Massachusetts by promoting women’s leadership and participation. MNNWL seeks to identify, support and advance women in all segments of Massachusetts higher education and to promote diversity of women and their contributions in Massachusetts higher education.

To fulfill its mission, The Network supports networking for career opportunities and professional growth for women in higher education and its associated organizations, and collaborates with others who promote the advancement of women in higher education at the local, regional, and national levels.