- The story of women in the fellowship begins in August 1980 with the first women member and pioneer: The first women’s meeting began in December of that year, with four women attending: see story #2 in Sex Addicts Anonymous: “A Phone Call Saved Her Life” starting on page 114.
- The first woman member told her story at the 2007 Convention, MP3, listed as “2007 Saturday Banquet: First woman in SAA – Jeanne O”, available for download from the SAA Store,
- Another pioneering woman presented her history of women in SAA at the 2020 Women’s Intergroup-sponsored Women’s Retreat: PRESENTATION OF THE HISTORY OF WOMEN IN SAA.
Pioneer Panel recording:
Two women pioneers told the story of early women’s meetings at a Women’s Outreach Committee-sponsored women’s retreat: “Pioneer Panel.” (A recording from the 2015 Women’s Retreat is available, without downloading):