Located in Greater Boston, 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.  

  • Invitations to In-person and Virtual Programs at Discounted Rates
  • Member-Only Online Forum
  • Special Member-Only Events
  • Access to a Library of Recorded Programs 
  • Post Job Openings at a Discounted Rate
  • Access to the WID Membership Directory - Great for networking!
  • Volunteer Opportunities on WID Committees
  • Quarterly E-Newsletter



Faces of WID
Name: Heather Johnston
Title & Organization: Director of Development, Cambridge Health Alliance Foundation
WID Role: Marketing and Communications Committee
Hometown: Danvers, MA
Lives Currently: Beverly, MA
Education: BS in Business Administration, Southern New Hampshire University
Hobbies: Gardening, time on the beach, and spending time with my daughters, husband, and two dogs. However, what keeps me the busiest is being a hockey and softball mom and traveling to rinks and fields all over New England and the East Coast.