WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) is the world’s largest membership organization and community of women corporate board directors. A 501(c)(3) foundation, WCD is a trusted community of directors serving on more than 8,500 public and private boards around the world. WCD supports its thousands of global members in connecting with peers and advancing visionary corporate governance. Through events, publications, and tools addressing the latest news and trends in business and governance, WCD inspires and educates board leaders—and raises the bar for board service in public and large private companies globally. Over the past 20 years, WCD has been instrumental in training women for board service, providing board opportunities, and facilitating introductions to nominating committee chairs around the world. 

Who we are

WCD represents the preeminent women leaders in business today. With 76 chapters around the world, WCD members serve on thousands of boards across six continents.

Our members include CEOs, board chairmen, lead directors, C-Suite executives, board members, and heads of global divisions in the major indices, such as S&P 500, FTSE 250, DAX, Nikkei, and beyond.

Our mission

As the preeminent organization for women directors globally, WCD seeks to:
Foster a powerful, trusted and global community of women corporate directors that meet specific and objective criteria.
Increase representation of women on public and large private company boards and in board leadership positions.
Increase the pipeline of aspiring and qualified female board candidates.
Inspire visionary boards worldwide – by providing education and tools that keep members engaged, informed, and high-performing as directors.