International Women's Forum Northern California advances leadership across careers, cultures and communities by connecting preeminent women of significant and diverse achievement for the purpose of idea exchange, inspiration and learning.

IWF Northern California members are the women who run many of the political, economic, arts and social structures that make the Bay Area great. Our members serve on the boards of the SF Symphony, Opera and many local theaters; we serve as chairpersons of and donors to the events and activities that make our community one of the best places in the world to live and work. Our members are professors at the best universities, lawyers at the top firms, judges who handle major court cases and accountants who serve the biggest companies. Others are doctors, business owners, social entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 executives, consultants, artists and non-profit leaders. Our members write books, author critical reports, lead the most important organizations and create and fund innovative start-ups. 

When you join IWF Northern California, you not only have the chance to foster your own personal and professional growth, you also have the chance to meet and become friends with some remarkable women.

We have no political agenda. No member need ever feel pressured to take a stand with which she does not agree. Our focus is promoting women in leadership and shaping a transferable legacy for future women leaders.

Membership is by invitation only and is based on an individual's leadership and accomplishment in her field. We seek diverse leaders who are known and who others want to know. Note that membership should not be sought for solicitation (e.g., of business, clients, funds for causes, etc.) 

If you have questions about membership, please contact the Membership Committee at

Contact us at           4580 Old Ranch Way, Folsom, CA 95630            415-227-9987