You can help drive change in our industry. 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 have several volunteer positions available within our organization’s committees. We welcome you to join us in impacting change.

AWE volunteers:

  • Help us make history

  • Meet and work with people from our global network

  • Sharpen and hone their skills

  • Find growth in new and challenging areas and skill sets

Let’s find out what we can do together.

We are now accepting applications to join our committees. If you are interested, please fill out the form below.

The current AWE committees are as follows:

Awards – Chair Marie-Claire Andrews
The Awards Committee is charged with creating an awards category and implementing it in 2017 and beyond.

Ethics Task Force - Chairs Kiki Fox and Carrie Abernathy, CMP, CEM, CSEP
The Ethics Task Force will be working to create a code of ethics for AWE Members and working on creating AWE initiatives each year. The initial focus will be on diversity and inclusiveness.

Events and Education – Chairs Julie Sullivan, CMP, CEM
The Events & Education Committee plans AWE in-person and online events, as well as innovative educational opportunities throughout the country.

Membership – Chairs Lisa Dyson, CMP, DES and Vicki Johnson
Committee members in the Membership Committee shape the membership experience and opportunities for AWE. The committee strategizes recruitment efforts to for men and women to join the association.

Partnership & Sponsorship – Chair Josie Caldwell and Heather Holst-Knudsen
The Partnership & Sponsorship Committee is focused on creating opportunities for AWE sponsors to support our mission while working with the current sponsors and partners of AWE. The committee regularly identifies supporters for events and other initiatives.

PR/Marketing – Chairs Jenn Waters, Kelsey Olgetree and Zoe Kahn
The PR/Marketing Committee works with the AWE marketing firm, davies + dixon, on social media, earned media, website management and more. This committee maintains AWE's branding and messaging while communicating the AWE mission to members and beyond.