About Us

Women in Government Relations (WGR) is the premier, non-partisan professional society for those who have responsibilities and interests in the field of government relations and/or public affairs. Founded in 1975, WGR has over 1200 members at every career level of government relations representing a wide array of private, non-profit and public sector organizations.

Mission, Vision & Values

WGR is dedicated to advancing and empowering women by fostering professional development and growth opportunities through a community that supports women’s leadership in government relations.

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WGR is driven by its dedicated leadership comprised of top government relations professionals with decades of experience in the field.

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Statements of Principle

In support of its mission, WGR provides support to members on issues they face in their work environment through the publication of statements of principle and resources.

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Latest News

Stay up to date on WGR happenings including upcoming events and engagement opportunities.

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WGR was founded in December 1975 by 12 women who held a common belief – that as women they would benefit from association with each other and from an entity specifically designed to guide them in their professional development.

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Awards and Fellowship

WGR annually recognizes leaders in our field who support our mission and vision to create generations of powerful women advocates.

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