Women in Government Relations (WGR) is dedicated to advancing and empowering women by fostering professional development and growth opportunities through a community that supports womenís leadership in government relations.

Our Vision
To create generations of powerful female advocates.

Core Values


  • Anticipate and exceed the needs of our members through continuous improvement, communication and member engagement.
  • Deliver innovative programming and resources of exceptional quality that create new opportunities, improve experiences and add value to membership.
  • Provide fulfilling, broad-based opportunities for knowledge, skills and leadership training.
  • Enhance relationships through the effective, efficient and timely exchange of information and ideas.


  • Make fair and strategic decisions about the use of association resources for the long-term health of the association based on membership needs.
  • Lead ethically with transparency and humility, understanding our responsibilities to all of our members.
  • Continue to promote the field of government relations as a dynamic and valuable profession.


  • Create an infrastructure for government relations professionals and industry partners to foster strong relationships, build partnerships and engage in mentorship. 
  • Intentionally create environments and dialogues where diversity and inclusion are valued and all people can thrive and be successful.  
  • Foster a safe environment for members to exchange thoughts, ideas and challenges and learn from one anotherís experiences.


2017 WGR Leadership Retreat


Upcoming Events
Due to inclement weather, we are postponing the Energy, Environment & Agriculture Task Force's Congressional Breakfast Series: Senate Energy Committee Staff Panel event originally scheduled for tomorrow, March 21, 2018. The event has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 8:30am.

March 22

PPG Task Force Quarterly Call Update - DATE CHANGED to April 19th! 


March 22

WGR Leadership Institute: M&A Mania


March 23

Revamp your LinkedIn Presence Workshop


March 26

What You Need to Know Webinar - Mid-Career Graduate Programs