We’re Hiring an Executive Director

The Women’s Foreign Policy Group seeks a dynamic and dedicated full-time, Washington, DC-based Executive Director to lead its efforts to advance the leadership and professional development of women in international affairs.

WFPG is looking for an individual who is creative, entrepreneurial, and has the vision to effectively advance the organization's mission. The Executive Director drives the organization’s overall strategy, fundraising, membership, operations, and is responsible for developing global issues and mentoring programming, as well as maintaining and growing its membership and partnerships with the wider foreign policy community. Candidates must be flexible, detail-oriented, and comfortable in a small active organization, which requires multi-tasking, independence, and teamwork. The team currently consists of one additional full-time staff member and three to four interns each semester. The Executive Director reports directly to and works closely with a distinguished and engaged Board of Directors. Find more information here.


WFPG Remembers Secretary Madeleine Albright

"I am honored that I had the chance to know and work with this amazing woman leader...she inspired a generation of women leaders to aim high and to bring others along with them. We are eternally grateful for all she did to encourage, support and lift up women." Read her full blog post here.

Patricia Ellis, WFPG Co-Founder and President Emeritus


WFPG in Support of Ukraine

The Women’s Foreign Policy Group stands firmly in solidarity with Ukraine. The WFPG considers it of the utmost importance for the United States and the international community to help protect both Ukrainian sovereignty as well as the well-being of its people. While a precarious time, policymakers must continue to take all necessary steps to uphold our national commitment to support Ukrainian freedom. Learn how you can support Ukraine.


Continued Support for Afghanistan Learn how you can help.

Join the WFPG Network!

The WFPG is a network which proudly fosters connections and mentoring. Join us in our work to promote women's leadership and elevate and amplify women’s voices in international affairs. As we adapt to these unprecedented circumstances, we invite you to engage with us virtually. We look forward to continuing to work together to expand the foreign policy dialogue across generations and to support women at every stage of their careers. Together, we can make a difference.

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Mentoring and Professional Development

Providing the next generation with the tools to succeed is central to promoting women’s leadership in foreign affairs. WFPG provides a forum where women of all ages can broaden their networks, mentor those new to the field, and be mentored by those who have come before them through mentoring forums and 1:1 mentoring programs. WFPG also holds regular skills-focused webinars focused on virtual networking, interviews, salary negotiation, and career transitions.

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