Benefits of Membership
  • Prestigious status of professional affiliation
  • National networking and professional information Forum for CPE
  • Scholarships
  • Leadership opportunities in supportive arena
  • Subscription to The Compass e-magazine
  • National and regional conferences
  • Access to Career Center
  • Access to AFWA's LinkedIn group
  • National online membership directory
  • Discounted membership to the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
  • Discounted products and services through affiliation agreements

Membership in the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance numbers more than 4000 nationwide. There are over 100 affiliated chapters.

Please note that you must purchase both a national and chapter membership. Go to the Join Membership page on the National site to get started. We are the Silicon Valley Chapter #103 and the table below shows the membership dues for our chapter and the national dues. Please contact our Chapter President or Membership Chair with any questions.


Member Types and Rates:

Please note there is a $25.00 application fee for new members only.
This fee is waived for student members, retired members, and emeritus members.


Initial Application

Regular Member $199 $42 $25 $266
Hold a CPA certificate
or equivalent or two
or more year's experience
in accounting or
Bachelor's degree
Affiliate Member $199 $42 $25 $266
Not actively engaged in
accounting or have a
substantial interest
in accounting
Associate Member $99 $22 $25 $146
Fewer than two years
experience in accounting
Student Member $45 $22 $67
Regularly enrolled student
Retired Member $75 $22 $97
Members must meet specified
qualifications to attain this status

Download the Retired Member Qualification form here

Emeritus Member $0 $0 $0
Regular member who is 70 years old and has been a member for at least 30 years