For Prospective Members

Cap and Gown, or Stanford Women’s Leadership Organization, one of the university’s oldest organizations, is seeking students who have acted as leaders, engaged in community service, and excelled in academics while at Stanford.

What does being a part of Cap and Gown mean for you?

  • Network with Cap and Gown alumnae across various professional fields, including medicine, law, business, engineering, public service, and many more.
  • Learn from leaders who share your Stanford experiences and can lend a hand in finding resources to help you excel.
  • Join a class of accomplished, motivated, and diverse role models for Stanford women. Find leadership opportunities on campus and after Stanford.
  • Become part of a legacy of esteemed alumnae such as former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Marguerite Blake Wilbur, and Edith Mirrielees.

All prospective members are invited to attend our fall events. For more information, please see our events page.

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions.

Thanks for your interest in Cap and Gown! Please feel free to contact the current Actives Board at apps.capandgown [at] for more information.