Great Dames is a dynamic community of women.

We connect, learn from and empower each other through programs that inspire, encourage and engage.

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Most Great Dames events are open to anyone. Come share great programs with a wonderful group of women. The best way to experience us is to try us.

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"It's been life-changing what Great Dames has brought to our community of women, and more importantly for me, our community of girls."

Chandra G. Pitts

A dedicated visionary and philanthropist, Chandra Pitts is committed to propelling children and their families on a holistic journey toward excellence through education and the arts.


Upcoming Events

Fall 2019

Great Dames Powerful Conversations

Great Dames.Great Guys
How Men Can Be Strong Allies for Women

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Monday, October 21, 2019 | 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Harry's Savoy Grill & Ballroom

Members enjoy a great discount!

Want a discount? Join the CIRCLE!


Celebrating 10 Years of Discovering our Great Dameness!

Thank you! Our 10th Anniversary Celebration event was a success and our support for women & girls continues!

The Fund provides scholarships and seed grants to women and girls doing great work in our communities.

Please donate to the Great Dames Action Fund.


Your support empowers women and girls.

Great Dames Fund is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization (EIN: 47-2762190) and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. 


Honoring the individual and collective power of these Great Dames.


2019 Great Dames Peer Advisory Groups

Now accepting applications for 2019 participation in our peer groups.

See details HERE

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