Member Criteria

The Boston Club is a diverse community of highly accomplished women.

One of the hallmarks of The Boston Club is the diversity of our membership. All of us have demonstrated substantial accomplishments in our fields, leadership in our communities, and support for other women in business. However, together we represent an impressively broad range of skill, culture and perspective. Our membership encompasses top-tier executives and entrepreneurs, attorneys, financial advisers, strategic marketing consultants, college presidents and nonprofit leaders. We recognize that there are many paths to leadership and so each applicant is evaluated on her own merits.

Our guidelines for evaluating whether a candidate will benefit from membership in The Boston Club include the following:

  • Has the candidate demonstrated, and been recognized for, leadership abilities?
  • Has the candidate provided notable service to the community through leadership participation in organizations, activities and events?
  • Does the candidate express dedication to the advancement of women leaders?

The first step in applying for membership is to review the membership categories and criteria with your sponsor. If you have any questions about membership in The Boston Club, feel free to email The next step is to complete the membership application. You can apply online or download the application form. Then, upload your completed application, along with your resume or LinkedIn profile, online in our applications portal. Your sponsor will then submit her recommendation. You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt of your application from the Membership Committee.  The Membership Committee reviews applications quarterly and will either contact you for additional information or let you know of its decision.