CORPORATE ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP
WFPG is committed to providing greater visibility for women leaders in all sectors, amplifying their voices, and raising up role models for the next generation. Council membership is open to corporations and firms involved in global affairs and committed to promoting women's leadership and engagement. Our unique combination of international issues programming, leadership development, and mentoring provides Council members with multiple opportunities to enhance and expand their knowledge and networks in this fast-changing field.
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COUNCIL BENEFITS AND LEVELS
Gold - $5,000 annually:
  • Opportunities to expand your network and hear from government officials, members of the diplomatic community, business leaders, authors and journalists
  • Invitations to three intimate Council dinners in Washington and New York for senior-level corporate representatives hosted by ambassadors to the US and UN
  • Mentoring and networking events for entry-level and mid-career staff members
  • Complimentary tickets to over 30 high-caliber global issues programs with recognition and priority seating. Events include newsmaker briefings with government officials, Embassy Series, Author Series and Beyond the Headlines events
  • Two VIP tickets to WFPG’s Celebrations of Women Diplomats held annually in DC and NY to honor women ambassadors to the US and UN and highlight their contributions to foreign policy
  • Recognition and branding on WFPG website and in printed materials, giving you a public forum to showcase your corporation's commitment to advancing women's leadership
Platinum - $8,000 annually:
  • All Gold Level benefits listed above
  • Invitations to all Council dinners for senior-level corporate representatives hosted by ambassadors in Washington and New York
  • Table of ten at the sponsor level for one Celebrating Women Leaders Luncheon

Join us: Memberships are available for the calendar year or a June – May schedule. WFPG is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (EIN 52-1818839). Should you have any questions, please contact Kim Kahnhauser Freeman at [email protected] or 202-429-2692.

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COUNCIL EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
Select programs for Corporate Advisory Council members with diplomats and officials:
  • Council dinner hosted by Ambassador Gerónimo Gutiérrez-Fernández of Mexico at his residence on Mexico and the US: At a Critical Juncture
  • Private dinner hosted by Ambassador David O’Sullivan of the European Union at his residence
  • Breakfast briefing hosted by Ambassador Mohammed Jaham Al Kuwari on US–Qatari Economic Partnerships
  • Breakfast briefing on Ukraine and Russia with Ambassador Paula Dobriansky, former Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs
  • Private discussion on women’s economic empowerment with Cherie Blair, CBE, QC, an activist and wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair

WFPG PROGRAMMING
alt Embassy Series events are held at embassies, consulates, and diplomatic residences in Washington and New York and highlight issues pertinent to the host country. This series rotates to cover different regions of the world. Recent events have been hosted by the Ambassadors of the UK, Jordan, and Finland.

alt Author Series events feature authors and prominent journalists. Recent programs have covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, womens leadership, and the Middle East. This series was launched in 2005 with NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell.

alt Conferences and Celebrating Women Leaders Luncheons celebrate and highlight women's leadership in international affairs. Speakers have included: Condoleezza Rice, Hillary Clinton, Madeleine Albright, and John Kerry; UN leaders like UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet, and Deputy Secretary General Asha-Rose Migiro; US officials including National Security Advisor Susan Rice.

alt Beyond the Headlines events highlight prominent officials and journalists, taking you beyond the headlines and providing context for the key issues shaping foreign policy. The series was launched in 2010 with a luncheon featuring US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke.
alt UN Briefings and Luncheons highlight the UN's progress and challenges. Conferences and programs include briefings from top officials and diplomats and provide a forum for in-depth discussion. Issues addressed have included: climate change, protecting women and children in conflict zones, and peacekeeping.

alt Women Shaping the Global Economy Luncheons highlight the contributions of women in business and government in shaping the global economy. The series was launched in 2010 with Anne Mulcahy, Former Chairman and CEO of Xerox Corporation, and most recently honored Lael Brainard, Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs.

alt Mentoring Fairs and Internships encourage and promote the next generation of leaders by providing students and young professionals the opportunity to meet with international affairs professionals to discuss career experiences and to learn firsthand what tools are needed to excel in their fields. Annual mentoring fairs are held in Washington, DC and New York City.