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Women in Development of Central Massachusetts (WID) is a membership organization dedicated to the education and support of advancement professionals through an offering of various programs and services as well as opportunities for volunteer involvement.  Members help one another develop and improve their professional skills, share information about employment opportunities, and foster a climate that promotes professional achievement. Since its founding in 1980 by a small group of development professionals, WID has grown into a vital and highly respected organization throughout Massachusetts and New England. Our members have varied backgrounds, expertise, and levels and lengths of experience that enrich WID’s culture



WID’s mission is to promote and support the advancement of women in the development profession.

Our vision is to be the leading organization in providing women with the skills and support they need to enter and excel to the highest levels of the development profession.  We will achieve this by providing the most accessible educational and collaborative programs, by growing our membership at all levels of the organization, and by inspiring members to engage in philanthropy as professionals, volunteers, and donors.


This dedicated group of women give their time and talent to bring you the best possible experience with Women in Development of Central MA.

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