The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) is the premier nonpartisan professional organization in Washington DC dedicated to promoting women and promoting trade. WIIT membership provides educational trade talks, intimate briefings with top policy-makers, and inclusion in a robust network of trade professionals from industry, the diplomatic community, educational institutions, and the public sector. WIIT offers professional development opportunities in public speaking, writing, and program leadership. WIIT also provides unparalleled networking opportunities in the DC international trade community for professionals at all career stages.
WIIT welcomes and encourages both women and men to attend WIIT events and join as members.
WIIT is the only trade organization in the Washington area that keeps you up to date on trade news while expanding professional skills and opportunities. Individual and corporate memberships are available. WIIT invites you to join Washington’s most dynamic network of international trade professionals!
- Discounted admission to all WIIT events and co-sponsored events, such as, trade talks, Capitol Hill seminars, gatherings with the diplomatic community, as well as the Annual WIIT Holiday Reception, WIIT Celebration of International Women's Day, and WIIT Annual Dinner. (On average, WIIT holds 3 to 4 events per month.)
- Opt in participation in WIIT’s Membership Directory and Speakers’ Bureau.
- Access to the WIIT Weekly and WIIT Communiqué.
- Participation in a network of professionals including trade policy experts, attorneys, congressional staffers, diplomats, and trade practitioners from a diverse spectrum of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives.
- Ability to share expertise, express your professional opinion, and build a reputation within your industry and the trade community.
- Engagement in WIIT’s leadership development activities in public speaking, writing, and program development.
- Access to WIIT’s limited mentor program that matches young professionals with senior leaders.
- Automatic membership to OWIT International, WIIT’s umbrella organization, comprised of more than two dozen chapters in the U.S. and internationally. (Your WIIT membership can be transferred to any other OWIT chapter in the world, should you relocate.)