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About AWC




MISSION STATEMENT


AWC is a professional organization that champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership and positioning its members at the forefront of the evolving communications era.

 
Strong Women in 1909

In 1909, seven female journalists took steps down a path that has blazed a trail for women in communications for more than 100 years. In this 21st century, AWC continues to evolve—always looking at opportunities to develop its members professionally and pave the way to ever stronger connections between members across the nation.




AWC Today

With more than 1,100 members, AWC strives to elevate the role of women in communications through empowering opportunities of learning and through making connections across a nationwide network of women leaders.





More About AWC

HISTORY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
NATIONAL COMMITTEES
AWARDS

 Our Values

Tradition
With over 100 years of history, AWC continues to support women in communications by providing a foundation for personal and professional growth.

Community
Offering a community of like-minded women professionals who want to be actively involved in an organization that supports each other to succeed personally and professionally.

Respect
Understanding and celebrating our differences, each member is treated with dignity and respect for the thoughts and ideas they bring to the table.

Integrity
Delivering the utmost quality of experience and opportunities to members and looked upon as a leading organization in the communications field.

Intellect
Women who are continually seeking to expand their own knowledge as well as share their wisdom with others for the growth of themselves and their fellow members.

Mentorship
Valuing one-on-one guidance, members are given opportunities to connect with each other and establish relationships that can enhance their career as well as their personal life.

 
By becoming an AWC Member you will:

  • Connect with like-minded communicators nationwide.
  • Gain expert knowledge through monthly professional development events.
  • Actively apply your skills through local and/or national committee involvement.

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