The ultimate leadership role—drive change in our industry alongside passionate peers. Stop waiting for someday and start making a difference with us today.

The Association for Women in Events is dedicated to the professional advancement of women in all facets of the events industry. Our people, like you, are the driving force behind this mission. We are currently accepting applications for our board of directors and executive leadership committee. Event professionals wanting to drive change in the industry—alongside passionate peers—should all consider applying when we open the round again!

  • Help us make history
  • Sharpen and hone leadership skills
  • Lead the establishment of policies consistent with the Association’s Constitution and Bylaws
  • Actively define and support the mission of the association 


The ultimate role of the board is to assist the Association in carrying out the mission and strategic plan of the Association in concert with the strategic goals of the events community. 

Applications are currently closed.                                  

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Process and Requirements


  • Applications for the 2020 or 2020/2021 board closed on COB July 26, 2019.
  • Applicants will be reviewed and graded according to official AWE grading sheet.
  • Review and selection of finalists took place July 29 - August 3, 2019.
  • Final selection were made by Executive Committee in September 2019.
  • Final selection were officially announced in October 2019.


Requirements of Applicants:

  • Anyone can apply (female, male or non-disclosed).
  • Applicants do not have to be an AWE member but must join and pay for premium membership upon acceptance of offered and accepted board seat.
  • In accordance with AWE’s diversity and inclusion mission, applicant does not need previous board experience to apply.
  • All board members must agree to actively serve on a committee or task force.
  • All board members must agree to attend and be prepared for nine out of 12 board meetings.
  • All applicants must agree to attend and pay travel expenses for up to two face-to-face board meetings per calendar year.