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Membership

Membership is Open to All Women and Men Who Work in Communications

Thank you for your interest in joining the AWC-DC Chapter! Representing the full spectrum of the communications industry, AWC membership is open to all women and men who work in the field of communications. AWC members represent all fields of contemporary communications: print and broadcast journalism, radio and video production, marketing and advertising, public relations, nonprofit and corporate communications, book and magazine publishing, graphic design, multimedia, social media and Internet technology – and the list continues to grow.

Sign up for membership via the AWC National membership page

Member Benefits

  • Network with professionals working in a range of communications fields
  • Learn about career opportunities
  • Develop new skills by attending professional development events, workshops and conferences.
  • Receive National benefits . AWC National also offers a variety of benefits to members. Visit www.womcom.org for a full list of benefits.
  • Pay lower rates for National and Chapter events
  • Volunteer at the Chapter and the National level

Membership Categories

Professional Communicator Member

Open to professionals with a communications degree. $169/year total ($129/year national dues + $40/year DC Chapter dues total) $50 new member application fee (one time)

Executive Communicator Member

Open to professionals with ten or more years of experience and in an executive, managerial or senior position. $229/year total ($189/year national dues+ $40/year DC Chapter dues) $50 new member application fee (one time)

Entrepreneur Member

Open to freelancers and consultants who are self-employed and have no employees. $154/year total ($114/year national dues + $40 DC Chapter dues) $50 new member application fee (one time)

Retired Member

Open to retired communications professionals age 62 or older who work less than 20 hours per week or age 72 or older, regardless of employment status. $54/ year total ($34 national dues + $20 DC Chapter dues) No new member application fee.

Collegiate/New Graduate

Open to full-time students committed to a career in communications. Also open to students for one year following graduation. $59/year total ($34/year national dues +$25/year DC Chapter dues) No new member application fee.