Mission, Vision, Core Values


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Women in Government Relations (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.


Our Vision

To create generations of powerful women 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 another’s experiences.


WGR Footprint

Strategic Plan

WGR By the Numbers