Our mission is to promote and support the advancement of women in the development profession, and our goal is as important today as it was to the six women around the table 42 years ago.

The Benefits of Membership

Membership in WID provides an extensive array of educational and networking opportunities to development professionals.  

  • Monthly E-Newsletter
  • Member Only Online Forum
  • Invitations to WID Programs with Discounted Rates for Members
  • Access to WID’s Job Listings 
  • Access to the WID Membership Directory  - Great for networking!!
  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Special Member-Only Events



Faces of WID


Name: Erica Leung Lawless
Title & Organization: Associate Director of Development, Major Gifts | Harvard University
WID Role: Programs Committee Co-Chair, Scholarship Task Force member