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We are senior leaders from a wide variety of industries across the globe.

Partners, Directors, VP’s, EVP’s, Senior VP’s, CEO’s, CFO’s, COO’s, CTO’s, CIO’s, Controllers, Executive Directors, company Presidents and officers, federal state and local government executives, and other types of senior leaders are encouraged to apply to join

We strive to grow with:

  • Executive level leaders with teams of 5-10 or more individuals
  • Owners or executives of companies and organizations with 5-10 or more employees
  • Women who have served as executive leaders seeking to continue their personal intellectual thought leadership

Your annual fee supports the continued efforts of to offer exceptional executive leadership oriented events.


WWLI offers two member types - General and Executive.  Additionally, each type is available in multi-year commitments allowing you to enjoy all the benefits of WWLI at reduced rates. All member types have the benefit of our educational and networking opportunities.  Beyond what you receive as a General Member, the WWLI Executive Membership is designed to prepare and promote women to serve as leaders and as board directors.  This unique membership will increase participant’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and confidence, and expand their networking opportunities to get seated in a board role. More information on Executive Membership is also available here on our website.  (Benefits denoted with a * are only available to the Executive level.) 

  • Advance notification and discounted registration for all events
  • Ability to earn professional continuing education credits (CPE/CEU) at educational events
  • Access to exclusive networking events including C-Suite Meet and Greets and Member Luncheons
  • Private social events offering unparalleled exposure to local executives
  • Input on future programming and speaker selection
  • Private access to a member directory with a personal directory profile
  • Discounted tickets for a variety of partner events such as ACG, Women in Bio, Women in Film and Video, CREW DC, and others
  • Membership with the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce as a WWLI member
  • Board profile on webpage with SEO (Search Engine Optimization) *
  • Three face-to-face workshop modules per year plus virtual check-ins *
  • Premier level membership with Women in the Boardroom including: *
    • Welcome and informational recording
    • 30-minute coaching call per year with WWLI Founder Carolyn Thompson to discuss board service intentions
    • 30-minute call with Sheila Ronning, CEO & Founder of Women in the Boardroom for those ready to upgrade their WOB membership to the next level with the intent to secure a paid corporate board seat
    • Two virtual group check-ins with Sheila Ronning 
    • Unlimited live and recorded webinars (content library houses 80+ webinars) members have a unique bond that can only be obtained by becoming an active member in the group.

General Annual Membership Dues                               Executive Annual Membership Dues

Affiliate  (One year membership)   $300                   Executive-1 (One year membership) $1,450
Collaborator (Two year membership)  $540   Executive-2 (Two year membership) $2,610
Fellows (Three year membership)    $720   Executive-3 (Three year membership) $3,480

Complete the WWLI application and apply to join today

When you click on the link above, the first page is personal information.  The second page of the application allows you to select the level at which you intend to join.  Once your application has been submitted it will go to the Membership Committee for review.  Please allow 2-3 days for the Committee to complete their review.  Approved applicants will receive a Welcome Email once approved and logins for the website will be activated at that time.