PREMIUM COSIA MEMBERSHIPS


Cultivating Our Sisterhood International Association, Inc. (COSIA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to cultivate a sense of sisterhood among women and to enhance the lives of those whom they support. At COSIA, we develop supportive networks that are not limited by age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or religion; utilize these networks as resources to produce affordable events and programs that promote team-building and the pursuit of personal and professional life goals and objectives; and support through fundraising and volunteer activities socially conscious initiatives and programs that benefit girls and women from underserved communities.

There are two types of premium memberships:

1. Voting Memberships (North America only) - Upon payment of annual dues, any eligible woman residing in North America, age 18 or older, interested in furthering the purposes for which COSIA was formed, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, physical ability, age, or socioeconomic status may become a voting member of COSIA. Voting members have voting rights, are eligible to serve on COSIA committees, the COSIA board of directors, and enjoy discounts and other benefits of COSIA membership as outlined in the COSIA Governance Manual. Voting members also have access to the members' only discussion list and the membership directory and networking guide.

2. Lifetime Voting Memberships (North America only) - Upon payment of dues, any eligible woman residing in North America, age 18 or older, interested in furthering the purposes for which COSIA was formed, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, physical ability, age, or socioeconomic status may become a lifetime voting member of COSIA. Lifetime voting members have voting rights, are eligible to serve on COSIA committees, the COSIA board of directors, and enjoy discounts and other benefits of COSIA membership as outlined in the COSIA Governance Manual. Lifetime voting members also have access to the members' only discussion list and the membership directory and networking guide.

As a voting member of COSIA, you:

  • become part of a diverse network of women whose bonds of sisterhood are not limited by age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, and/or any other category of separation;
  • gain access to the unique perspectives and talents of the women in our membership base via our events, website, newsletter, and discussion lists;
  • have the opportunity to give back to the international community of women through our fundraising and volunteer activities;
  • receive member discounts at COSIA events and other special offers;
  • gain access to the membership directory.

Additionally, COSIA provides opportunities for:

  • personal and professional development at quarterly events;
  • nonprofit leadership service on COSIA standing committees; and
  • networking, team-building, and overall development at the annual retreat and women's conference;

*No member will gain any legal, equitable or proprietary rights whatsoever to any of the assets of COSIA, instead all memberships will be positions of service.

Dues

Annual dues are as follows:

Voting Members $25.00
Lifetime Voting Members: General $500, Gold $750, Platinum $1,000, and Diamond $2,500

General Life $500
Support the work of COSIA with a general life membership. General life members receive one (1) year of complimentary membership for the eligible woman of their choice, recognition as a general life member in COSIAnet, and special recognition of their lifetime membership status at the annual retreat and conference.

Gold Life $750
Take your support of COSIA to new heights. Gold life members enjoy priority booking and seating at COSIA events, two (2) complimentary annual memberships for the women of their choice, special recognition in COSIAnet, at the annual retreat and conference, and in the souvenir conference program.

Platinum Life $1,000
Platinum COSIA members honor the work of COSIA, and receive VIP booking and seating at COSIA events, three (3) complimentary annual memberships for the women of their choice, and special recognition in COSIAnet, special mention in our annual conference program, and a platinum level commemorative plaque at the annual retreat and conference.

Diamond Life $2,500
Diamond members are our top-tier supporters. Diamond members receive a diamond level commemorative award presented at the COSIA retreat and annual conference, two (2) vouchers* to attend one (1) COSIA retreat and annual conference, VIP booking and seating at COSIA events, five (5) complimentary annual memberships for the women of their choice, and special recognition in COSIAnet.

*Each voucher is valid for one (1) COSIA retreat and annual conference registration fee and one (1) night at COSIA's selected venue in a standard double occupancy room. Voucher does not include airfare or transportation to COSIA retreat and annual conference location and is valid for only one year.

Members support the work and mission of COSIA through committee service, financial gifts and pledges. Are you a woman, age 18 or older, who is willing to share your resources, gifts and talents with us for worthy causes? If so, join COSIA today.

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*All COSIA memberships are nonrefundable and nontransferable. This does not exclude gifting a membership to an eligible woman at the time of purchase. All voting membership categories are limited to residents in North America. For international membership options and other important information, visit the membership benefits and guidelines page. Membership cards may be replaced when eligible members send a written request to COSIA along with a replacement fee of $5. Please e-mail info (at) cosia (dot) net for more information.