Lay Women's Communities--Women in Guildsby
Industrious D. Student

Sources:

French, Katherine L. “Maidens' Lights and Wives' Stores: Women's Parish Guilds in Late Medieval England.” The Sixteenth Century Journal
29.2 (1998): 399-425.

Kowaleski, Maryanne, and Judith M. Bennett. “Crafts, Gilds, and Women in the Middle Ages: Fifty Years after Marian K. Dale.” Signs 14.2 (1989): 474-501.
Ogilvie, Sheilagh. “How Does Social Capital Affect Women? Guilds and Communities in Early Modern Germany.” The American Historical Review 109.2 (2004): 325-359.

Additional Sources:
Maybe these books and articles might have something I could use.

Bennett, Judith. Ale, Beer, and Brewsters in England: Women's Work in a Changing World. Oxford University Press, 1999.
Laughlin, Mary Martin Mc. “Creating and Recreating Communities of Women: The Case of Corpus Domini, Ferrara, 1406-1452.” Signs 14.2 (1989): 293-320.
Tarte, Kendall B. “Early Modern Literary Communities: Madeleine Des Roches's City of Women.” The Sixteenth Century Journal 35.3 (2004): 751-769.