The Value of WGR

The Value of WGR

Membership in Women in Government Relations (WGR) elevates your profile as a government relations professional through unique networking opportunities with dynamic industry leaders, professional development seminars, and unparalleled access to elected and appointed officials and senior staff from the legislative and executive branches of government, and leaders from a wide range of industries.

Expand Your Network

WGR events provide rich opportunities for interaction and enable you to expand your network by building relationships with government relations leaders across a wide variety of industries. These in-person networking events provide business connections, career advancement, and the opportunity to support women in the field of government relations.

Develop Professional Skills

WGR members have access to a vast array of professional development events and opportunities to enhance leadership, advocacy and public speaking skills. Frequent participation in roundtable discussions, policy briefings and professional mentorships provide a basis for continued growth and learning.

A Supportive Community

WGR members receive direct access to a supportive community of women professionals. This community consists of colleagues and peers, industry leaders, senior staff from the legislative and executive branches of government, and members of Congress. 

A Wealth of Resources

The WGR Community, membership directory and online career resources provide members with access to professional peers, job opportunities, career coaches, mentoring and more. Explore and share in the community to make the most of your membership.

Extra Advantages

WGR members receive extra perks that are not available to non-members including discounted event fees, free members only webinars and events, discounts on job postings and career coaching sessions and more.


Looking for a way to talk to your employer about the benefits of becoming a WGR member? We have developed a “Dear Employer” letter to assist you with the process. Feel free to use the template as is or tailor it to your specific organization and job.

WGR Dear Employer Letter (Private Sector)
WGR Dear Employer Letter (Nonprofit)