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Announcements
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Announcing the 2020 Excellence in Advocacy Award Nominees »
  Women in Government Relations is pleased to announce the nominees for this year’s Excellence in Advocacy Aw...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Celebrating our 2020 Honorees »
Our Public Sector Honoree and Distinguished Members were celebrated at the WGR Summer Leadership Celebration on June...
Thursday, June 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
WGR Announces Extended Dates for Virtual PWIA Conference »
2020 has turned out to be a year much different than any of us expected. For so many, we have learned how to be resilient...
Thursday, May 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Registration Open: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Virtual Summit »
We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Virtual Summit...
Thursday, May 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mentoring Program Announcement »
While we are all navigating COVID-19 and its effects on our personal and professional lives, WGR’s Personal & Professi...

Blogs
Tuesday, June 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
My DEI Story: Annie Xiao »
By Annie Xiao, Manager, Global Thought Leadership at FiscalNote My DEI Story is that I’m a first-generation immigra...
Wednesday, June 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
My DEI Story: India Heckstall »
By India Heckstall, Project Management Associate at Path Forward Consulting My DEI story is that I am a first-generat...
Monday, June 15, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
My DEI Story: Channon Hanna »
By Channon Hanna, Principal at Carpi & Clay Government Relations My DEI story is one that you can't see from lo...
Tuesday, June 9, 2020   (2 Comments - view/add)
My DEI Story: Chatrane Birbal »
By Chatrane Birbal, Vice President, Public Policy at SHRM   My DEI Story is that I am a first-generation col...
Thursday, May 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
How the Coronavirus has Exacerbated Disparities for Historically Marginalized Communities »
As our country begins to reopen, the Women in Government Relations' Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee takes...

Events
Thursday, January 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Event Recap: Hemp Regulations and States Implementation »
On Thursday, January 23, 2020, WGR’s Energy, Environment, and Agriculture Task Force hosted a panel discussion on hemp reg...

Leadership Opportunities
Thursday, February 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
WGR is seeking volunteers - What are you waiting for? »
Volunteers are the heart of WGR. Serving as a WGR leader is an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues and create...

Message from the President
Monday, June 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tragic Events in our Communities »
Our WGR Board of Directors and I, along with our members, are deeply troubled and saddened by the events over the past few...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
A Message from WGR President Suzanne Swink »
It's hard to believe that it's already February - I guess I have to stop saying "Happy New Year" to everyone? Maybe, maybe...

WGR Empowerment Network
Monday, April 20, 2020
Transamerica Joins the WGR Empowerment Network »
WGR is thrilled to welcome Transamerica as an Advocate member of the WGR Empowerment Network.  Why We Su...
Wednesday, January 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Philip Morris International joins the WGR Empowerment Network »
WGR is thrilled to welcome Philip Morris International (PMI) as an Ally member of the WGR Empowerment Network and applauds...