La Comunidad

In 2022, a steering committee of WashU alumni who identify as Hispanic, Latinx, and Latin American co-founded La Comunidad. Meaning “the community” in Spanish, La Comunidad is intended as a cultural home for this highly diverse community of WashU alumni and an avenue through which network members can remain engaged with the university.  Although a […]

Women’s Society Membership

Become a member today! When using our online gift form, please select “Women’s Society Membership” as your designation to pay your annual dues. To pay the minimum yearly dues amount, please select “other” and enter $85.00. Additional membership levels are also available for payment via the membership form. Your dues payment helps to support Women’s […]

Elizabeth Danforth Butterfly Garden Guide

The Woman’s Club of Washington University dedicated this garden to Elizabeth Gray Danforth in 1996 to honor her 24 years of wonderful service during William H. Danforth’s chancellorship. Thank you for respecting the Butterfly Garden as a tranquil space. Please remember to: Stay on the paths in the inner garden Observe the butterflies and plants […]

Ibby’s Garden

Ibby’s Garden was designed by June Hutson, the outdoor project coordinator at the Missouri Botanical Garden. The Woman’s Club was the primary donor for the project. The Club was involved in all parts of the developmental process, from original designs to physical planting and continues to maintain the garden. The garden features the native plants […]

Woman’s Club Events

Join the Woman’s Club at one of our special events held throughout the year. We pride ourselves in providing enriching programs and opportunities for building friendships. Spring 2023 Spring RZW Scholarship Endowment Fundraiser Game Day Wednesday, March 29, 9:45 am – 3:00 pm Meet at the Lake Forest Lounge at the Clarendale to play games […]


Membership is open to all women who are interested in joining the Woman’s Club. Your fully tax-deductible membership/donation contribution supports our ongoing mission. Print Form To join or donate using a printed form, please download and print this form and mail with your payment. Guest Memberships are complimentary for the first year. Online To join or support the Woman’s […]

Interest Groups

Interested in starting a new group? We are always delighted to have new groups! If you have an idea for starting a new interest group, contact Woman’s Club President Carmen Dence at She will help by putting a notice in the newsletter with information about meeting times and goals of the new group. Interest Groups […]

About Woman’s Club

The mission of the Woman’s Club of Washington University is to provide opportunities for friendship, learning and service to its members and to the broader Washington University community. Membership is open to all who are interested in joining the Woman’s Club and supporting our mission. Your fully tax deductible membership contribution supports the ongoing educational activities […]

Lectures and Events

Upcoming Events Member Tea Wednesday, March 15, 20233:00 p.m.  H.W. Janson, Exiled Artists and the Establishment of Our Modern Collection Wednesday, March 29, 2023 9:30 a.m. Sabine EckmannWilliam T. Kemper Director and Chief Curator, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum Adele Starbird Lecture, Annual Meeting & Luncheon Wednesday, April 12, 2023 9:30 a.m.Penny PenningtonManaging Partner, Edward Jones […]