What is the CWBC?

CWBC is a welcoming network of Boston College alumnae united by a passion for the Heights. We are committed to inspiring one another and supporting our Eagles and the University’s future. Our membership includes women with diverse identities and experiences, at every level.

What does the CWBC do?

We provide networking resources, events with industry leaders, spiritual programs, professional advice, social activities, and enrichment. As a community, we support other BC affinity groups, councils, and our Student Advisory Board.

Who is the CWBC?

Our members are banking and finance professionals, entrepreneurs, educators, medical professionals, consultants, entertainers, and philanthropists. CWBC members and associates represent 41 U.S. states; Washington, D.C.; Puerto Rico; and seven countries.

Among CWBC membership, 24 members currently serve or have served on the Boston College Board of Trustees. The first female Chair of the Board of Trustees was Kathleen McGillycuddy NC’71. Eight are current members of the Board of Regents. Additionally, many members serve and have served in leadership roles on their Reunion committees, on the BC Alumni Association Board of Directors, and other BC councils and committees.


Where did CWBC members and associate members earn their BC degrees? 

  • 2% Pine Manor College/Woods College of Advancing Studies

  • 5% Connell School of Nursing

  • 8% Lynch School of Education and Human Development

  • 10% Newton College

  • 21% Carroll School of Management

  • 45% Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

  • 9% have graduate, law and honorary degrees from BC

For questions about the Council for Women of Boston College, please email cwbc@bc.edu.