A Global Community of Women Leaders

WCD members are women in the C‑Suite, CEOs, board chairs and global heads transforming corporate governance on 8,500+ boards worldwide.



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Join a vetted and trusted community of visionary women transforming corporate governance worldwide.

WCD members are women corporate directors on either a publicly traded company of any revenue size, or a privately-held company or family-owned business with a minimum annual revenue of US $200 million. Some exceptions may apply.

When you apply, indicate which chapters you’d like to join. Don’t see one where you’re based? Simply choose the chapter closest to you.

Learn More About Membership

If you would like more information about membership at WCD, please contact membership@wcdglobal.org

Individual Memberships

Designed for today’s board leaders

US Member

$1000 USD first-year fee, then

$800 USD/ year

Access a powerful network of women who help shape the boards of today and into the future.

International Member


Rates vary

To find the membership rate for your region, please contact us.

BoardNext Member

$600 USD first-year fee, then

$550 USD/ year

Aspiring board directors gain the networks, training, and support to successfully serve on boards.

Corporate Memberships

Increase Your Board’s Visibility, Impact, Innovation and Influence

Expertly designed for companies and organizations to positively transform their boards, our corporate membership offers dual access to WCD: unlocking both sponsor and member benefits to exponentially accelerate success.

Corporate Member

$5,000 USD/ year

Increase your board's visibility, impact, innovation and influence. WCD's Corporate Board Membership program is a membership for your board and fellow women directors.

Corporate members receive memberships for their women directors to access timely educational programming, industry-shaping insights and our esteemed community of visionary women leaders. Additionally, receive company brand visibility and profile as a distinguished supporter of WCD.

To join WCD as a Corporate Member, please email membership@wcdglobal.org.

Membership FAQs

Being a member connects you with global benefits

WCD members gain access to world-class programming and an unparalleled community of women leaders transforming boards worldwide.

A Global Community

Uniting the world’s foremost women directors

WCD represents the preeminent community of women leaders transforming corporate governance today.

Coming together at 70 global chapters, our members access strategic and timely programming, resources and events built for every stage of their board careers.

Global chapters across six continents
Women Corporate Directors, including Board Chairs, CEOs, and C-suite executives from some of the largest companies on indices like S&P 500, FTSE 250, DAX, Nikkei and beyond
Corporate boards on which our visionary corporate directors serve

Join WCD

Take the next step in your board journey

Expand your network and deepen your influence with our unparalleled global community of women corporate directors.

Apply to WCD

Looking to apply to WCD? Apply online or contact our membership department for more information today.


Global Lead Sponsor
Global Executive Sponsors
Pearl Meyer
Global Strategic Sponsors
Edelman Spencer Stuart Vinson & Elkins, LLP
Global Sustainability Strategic Sponsor
S&P Global
Global Supporting Sponsor
WCD Partner
David Polk
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