Resources

A listing of organizations, networks, and resources for professional women and female entrepreneurs.

OrganizationAboutCategoryContactWebsitePhysical LocationFounding Date                    
Alliance for Women in Media Serves women working in electronic media and related fields.MediaContact form on website: http://allwomeninmedia.org/contact/
Phone: 703-506-3290
http://allwomeninmedia.org/1760 Old Meadow Road Suite 500
McLean VA 22102

2365 Harrodsburg Road, A325, Lexington, KY 40504
1951
American Business Women's Association (ABWA)Mission is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them _x0003_to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition. Hosts events in over 300 cities across U.S.Professionalswebmail@abwa.orghttp://www.abwa.org/American Business Women's Association
9820 Metcalf Ave, Ste 110
Overland Park, KS 66212 USA
1949
American Medical Women's Association (AMWA)Serves female health professionalsHealthPhone: 703-838-0500
E-mail: info@amwa-doc.org
http://www.amwa-doc.org/Suite 400 801 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria VA 22314
1915
American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA) The American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants is the devoted exclusively to the support and professional development of women CPAs. The society also addresses gender equity the glass ceiling work and family issues. To accomplish its mission AWSCPA offers in-depth support in six important areas including networking. AWSCPA’s Web site has information about meetings and conferences as well as current job opportunities. Some areas of the site are open to members only.AccountingE-mail: info@awscpa.org
Phone: 800-297-2721
http://awscpa.org/136 South Keowee Street
Dayton OH 45402
1933
Association for Women in Communications Offers a mentor program and an annual career day.CommunicationsPhone: 703-370-7436
E-mail: info@womcom.org
http://www.womcom.org/3337 Duke Street
Alexandria VA 22314
1909
Association for Women in Computing (AWC)Serves programmers analysts technical writers and entrepreneurs.TechPhone: 415-905-4663
E-mail: info@awc-hq.org
http://www.awc-hq.org/home.htmlSuite 1006 41 Sutter St.
San Francisco CA 94104
1978
Association for Women in Science (AWIS) The Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to achieving equity and full participation for women in science mathematics engineering and technology. AWIS has more than 5000 members in 76 local chapters across the country.SciencePhone: 202-326-8940; 800-886-AWIS
E-mail: awis@awis.org
http://www.awis.org/Suite 650 1200 New York Ave. NW
Washington DC 20005
1971
Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) based in Washington, DC, works to promote the professional development of women in international trade and business and to raise public awareness of the importance of international trade to economic development. TradeTelephone: (202) 684-3040
Email: info@wiit.org
Elizabeth Schumacher, Executive Director
elizabeth.schumacher@wiit.org

https://wiit.org/c/o Affinity Strategies
100 M Street, S.E., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20003
1987
AstiaAstia is a community of experts committed to propelling women’s full participation as entrepreneurs and leaders in high-growth businesses, fueling innovation and driving economic growth. Providing women entrepreneurs access to capital.Foundersyuka@astia.org
investors@astia.org
startups@astia.org
info@astia.org
http://astia.org/Astia
One Market Plaza, Spear Tower
24th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
1999
Business and Professional Women (BPW) Foundation Nonprofit with a goal to empower working women to achieve their full potential and partners with employers to build successful workplaces through education, research, knowledge and policy.ProfessionalsPhone: 202-293-1100
E-mail: foundation@bpwfoundation.org
http://bpwfoundation.org/Business and Professional Women’s Foundation
1030 15th Street, N.W.
Suite B1 #148
Washington, DC 20005
1919
Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) NetworkWomen in commercial real estate. Real EstateWendy Mann, CAE
CEO/CREW Network Foundation President
wendym@crewnetwork.org

Laura Lewis
Chief Marketing Officer
laural@crewnetwork.org

Many other contacts listed: https://crewnetwork.org/contact/
https://crewnetwork.org/CREW Network, 1201 Wakarusa Dr Ste D, Lawrence, KS 66049 1989
Dell Women's Entrepreneur NetworkUnites top global women business owners in a vibrant entrepreneurial
community. By spotlighting female entrepreneurial success and creating a supportive atmosphere, DWEN helps a group of
like-minded women share best practices, build business opportunities through collaboration, explore international
expansion and access new resources that support business growth
Foundersdweninfo@dell.comhttp://www.dell.com/learn/us/en/uscorp1/women-powering-business2010
eWomen NetworkNetwork of over 500,000 women connected through 118 chapters across North America. We conduct nearly 2,000 events and host the #1 women’s entrepreneur Conference, of its kind, in North America annually.Professionals972-620-9995
info@ewomennetwork.com
https://ewomennetwork.com/eWomenNetwork
14900 Landmark Blvd , Suite 540
Dallas , Texas , 75254
2000
Financial Women's Association (FWA)The Financial Women’s Association brings together high achieving professionals from every sector of the financial world. We are dedicated to developing future leaders, enhancing the role of women in finance, and investing in the community. In this vital work, we are fortunate to have the partnership of prestigious institutions, government agencies and talented individuals.Finance212.533.2141
FWAoffice@FWA.org
http://fwa.org/FWA OF NEW YORK, INC.
25 East 21st Street – Floor 6
New York, NY 10010
1956
International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM) Serves composers conductors performers and music lovers. Provides venues for female artists to perform and helps promote their shows.Musicpresident@iawm.org http://iawm.org/Susan Borwick, IAWM President
Wake Forest University
Department of Music
PO Box 7345
Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7345
1994
International Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW Interational)Develops the professional, business and leadership potential of women on all levels through advocacy, mentoring, networking, skill building and economic empowerment programs and projects around the world.Professionalspresidents.office@bpw-international.org https://www.bpw-international.org/home President's Office: Mexico
Av. Allende 351, Col. Centro
Torreón Coahuila, México.
C.P. 27000‏
1930
National Association for Female Executives (NAFE)Includes events, networking, education, resources - produces list of top companies for women. The NAFE Leadership Summits in cities around the country offer inspirational speakers, along with training and skill building components designed to increase tools and applicable strategies for high potential, high achieving women looking to make the most of their careers.ExecutivesRobbie Motter, NAFE Global Coordinator
rmotter@aol.com or 951-255-9200.
http://www.nafe.com/No HQ; chapters in AZ, CA, DC, GA, IN, LA, MD, MI, MS, NJ, NY, NC, PA, TX, VT, WA1972
National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) Over 200 local chapters around the country. Online networking events, in-person networking events, education, career consultation, directory of job listings.ProfessionalsDevelopment@napw.comhttps://www.napw.com/HQ: Garden City, NY2007
National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)Multi-pronged mission to support female entrepreneurs. 1) Advocacy for women in business. 2) Institute that serves as education arm offering training and development. 3) Strategic corporate partnerships to promote women in business and also for funding (it seems). Dues-based organization with about 40 chapters nationwide (none in Colorado).FoundersPhone: 800-556-2926
Or website contact form: https://www.nawbo.org/contact-us
https://www.nawbo.orgHQ: Washington, D.C.
601 Pennsylvania Ave NW
South Building, Ste 900
Washington, DC 20004
1975
National Women's Business CouncilA non-partisan federal advisory council created to serve as an independent source of advice and counsel to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners.Social/PoliticalEsther Morales
esther.morales@sba.gov

Cristina Flores
cristina.flores@sba.gov

Ph. (202) 205-3850
https://www.nwbc.gov/409 Third Street, SW, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20416
1988
Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT)Welcome to the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT), a non-profit, professional organization that supports the advancement of women in international trade and business by providing networking and educational opportunities.TradeInfo@owit.org
Andrea Ewart, President - president@owit.org
http://www.owit.org/OWIT International
c/o 1110 Vermont Avenue, N.W.,
Suite 715
Washington, DC 20005, USA
1989
Pipeline AngelsNetwork of new and seasoned women investors. Education, mentoring, and bootcamp. Pitch summit.Investors/Foundersinfo@pipelineangels.comhttp://pipelineangels.com/2011
Savor the SuccessSavor the Success is a virtual business school, community center, and wellness lifestyle hub for women entrepreneurs, makers and creators. We offer high-impact schools, support circles, a lively community, ground-breaking events, SAVOR LIFE magazine, and a book store with our best-selling Daily Action PlannerFoundersconcierge@savorthesuccess.comhttp://join.savorthesuccess.com/327 West 11th Street - New York, NY 100142009
SheEONetwork of women investors who commit $1,100 in capital that is distributed to selected SheEOs in the form of 0% loans. Investors/Foundershi@sheeo.world
Jen Simpson, Colorado - jen@sheeo.world
Heather MacKenzie, Colorado - heather@sheeo.world
Julie Trell, San Fran - julie@sheeo.world
Delilah Panio, Los Angeles - delilah@sheeo.world
http://www.sheeo.world/
http://www.sheeo.world/usa
USA (CO, CA), New Zealand, Canada2015
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)For more than six decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. Our organization is centered around a passion for our members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties.TechT. 1.877.793.4636
hq@swe.org
http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/130 East Randolph Street, Suite 3500 Chicago, IL 606011950
SoroptimistA global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

Social/PoliticalKamali Brooks
Public Relations Manager
kamali@soroptimist.org

General Inquiries
siahq@soroptimist.org

Lori Blair
Senior Director of Program Services
215-893-9000 Extension 114
http://www.soroptimist.org/1709 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6103
1921
The CRAVE CO.MPANYThe CRAVE CO.MPANY is focused exclusively on CO.NNECTING women together to make waves in their careers and personal lives. Our programs and events are designed for authentic conversation. Our mission is to draw out the stories and voices of women in business in a way where they feel seen, heard, and empowered. We love to CO.LLABORATE, innovate, reinvent, create CO.MMUNITY and move forward at all times. ProfessionalsContact form on website: http://thecravecompany.com/contact/http://thecravecompany.com/Seattle, WA2013
The Next WomenTheNextWomen connects female start-up founders, business leaders, and investors within a unique European ecosystem and with it enlarges their influence and impact. It is a platform for women with ambition, optimism, and perseverance. As a member of TheNextWomen entrepreneurs get access to all the knowledge and tools they need to boost their capital and network.Investors/FoundersSimone Brummelhuis, Founder & CEO
simone@thenextwomen.com

Rixt Herklots, Summit & Partnerships Manager
rixt@thenextwomen.com

Herman Van Den Berg, Operations Manager
herman@thenextwomen.com
http://www.thenextwomen.com/Spaces Zuidas
Barbara Strozzilaan 101
1083 HN
Amsterdam
2008
The Women's Foundation of ColoradoBuild resources and incite change in Colorado through the four impact areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), the Girls Graduate Initiative, Single Moms Succeed, and the Girls' Leadership Council.Social/PoliticalPhone: 303-285-2960
Email: wfco@wfco.org
https://www.wfco.orgThe Merle Catherine Chambers Center for the Advancement of Women
1901 East Asbury Avenue
Denver, CO 80208
1987
theBoardlisttheBoardlist is a curated talent marketplace for the tech community to recommend, discover and connect highly qualified women leaders with opportunities to serve on private and public company boards.Executivescontact@theboardlist.com
(415) 692-5270
https://theboardlist.com/theBoardlist
1940 Bryant Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
2015
Women 2.0Gender equality in the tech world - leading media brand for women technology leaders.TechSponsorship: sponsor@women2.com
Contributors: editor@women2.com
Press Inquiries: press@women2.com
General: info@women2.com
https://women2.com/New York, NY2006
Women in Aerospace (WIA) Women in Aerospace (WIA) is dedicated to increasing the leadership capabilities and visibility of women in the aerospace community. Aerospaceinfo@womeninaerospace.org
Phone: 202.547.0229
http://www.womeninaerospace.org/Women in Aerospace
204 E Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
1985
Women in Housing and Finance (WHF) WHF is a premier association of women and men that actively promotes its members in the fields of housing and financial services while retaining a focus on its women members. FinancePhone: 703-683-4742
Email: whf@whfdc.org
http://www.whfdc.org/400 North Washington Street
Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314
1979
Women in Technology International (WITI) The world's leading trade association for tech-savvy women. WITI products and services include: Networking, WITI Marketplace, Career Services/Search, National Conferences and Regional Events, Publications and Resources, Small Business Programs, Research, Bulletin Boards and more.TechCarolyn Leighton, CEO, Chariwoman & Founder
carolyn@corp.witi.com

David Leighton, President
david@corp.witi.com
https://www.witi.com/OLYMPIC PLAZA
11500 Olympic Blvd.
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90064
1989
Women Inspiration & Enterprise (WIE)WIE is an influential women's leadership network that provides professional women with the motivation and learning to succeed in their careers. Educational symposiums, dinners, etc.ExecutivesContact form on website: https://www.wienetwork.org/contact-ushttps://www.wienetwork.orgAnnual symposiums take place in March (London), South Africa (May) and September (New York).2010
Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) An organization for presidents, CEOs, managing directors whose businesses annually gross more than $2 million. The organization’s mission states: improving business conditions for women entrepreneurs and promoting the acceptance and advancement of women entrepreneurs in all industries.Executives(212) 688-4114https://www.womenpresidentsorg.com/155 East 55th Street Suite 4-H
New York NY 10022
1997
Women Who StartupWomen Who Start Up is a global community that connects and empowers Women Who Startup, Women Founders, Women Who Code, Women in Tech, and Women Entrepreneurs. We’re headquartered in Denver, Colorado and growing well beyond.TechLizelle van Vuuren, Founder & CEO
lizelle@womenwhostartup.com
http://www.womenwhostartup.com/Denver, CO2013
Women Who TechNonprofit focused on championing women in tech, bringing people together, and hosting annual summits. Hosts The Women Startup Challenge - pitch competition.TechAllyson Kapin, Founder
Allyson@womenwhotech.com
http://www.womenwhotech.com/Washington, D.C.2008