Join Us

Thank you for your interest in joining the AWIS DC Metropolitan chapter! Chapter membership is open to all members of AWIS National—men and women. Membership provides you with access to special programs, invitations to members only networking events, event discounts, and opportunities to develop leadership and professional skills.

The best time to join the DC Metropolitan chapter is when you join or renew your membership with AWIS National.

Join AWIS National

It’s easy and rewarding to join national AWIS. There are six membership categories: regular member, sustaining member, patron, benefactor, student, and retiree. Membership forms and benefits for each category can be found on the National AWIS website.

AWIS National Membership Dues

Professional (early to mid career): $150
Sustaining (mid to senior career): $250
Junior (students/postdocs/med residents): $65
Collegiate (students at partner schools with .edu address): free
Student: chapter dues only, join through the chapter
Patron: $500
Benefactor: $1000

AWIS National Member Benefits

All members receive:

  • Deep discounts on one-of-a-kind coaching program for STEM professionals
  • Four issues of the award-winning AWIS Magazine
  • Regular communications via e-mail including the bi-monthly e-digest, Washington
  • Wire and monthly e-newsletter AWIS in Action
  • Discounts on educational programs including tele-seminars, and publications

Chapter Dues

Membership in the AWIS DC chapter confers a variety of benefits, including access to members-only chapter activities; and leadership, professional development, and networking opportunities.

All non-student chapter members must be members of National AWIS. Chapter dues do not contribute toward National membership.

Regular Member, AWIS DC Chapter dues: $15
Student Member with National Membership, AWIS DC Chapter dues: $5
Student Member without National Membership, AWIS DC Chapter dues: $15

Students (high school, undergraduate, and graduate) who wish to join the AWIS DC chapter without joining AWIS National may pay annual membership dues here:



Switch your chapter affiliation to AWIS DC Metropolitan!
If you are already a member of National AWIS, you can change your chapter affiliation by logging on to myAWIS, under Membership on the AWIS website, and clicking on the Change your Chapter Affiliation link. Alternatively, you can contact AWIS Member Services at the phone or email below to add the DC Chapter to your membership.

AWIS Member Services
1200 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005
Telephone: 1-800-886-AWIS (2947)
Fax: 1-202-326-8960