Consider Taking an Active Role in the New York Women in Communications Foundation!
As a member of NYWICI, you can support the New York Women in Communications Foundation by serving on one or more of the committees below. You will be lending your expertise to a vital professional organization that fosters communications education and professional development. Click on any link below to learn more about that Foundation Committee. To join a committee, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Communications Committee works to build the Foundation brand and coordinates the Foundation’s public relations needs with the NYWICI Operating Board’s Integrated Marketing Committee. The Communications Committee also ensures website content is up-to-date and that all Foundation promotional needs are integrated across all possible channels.
Co-Chairs: Tricia Kenney and Alexandra Patchen
The Development Committee directs the overall Foundation fundraising efforts and coordinates fundraising initiatives with the NYWICI Operating Board’s Sponsorship Committee.
Co-Chairs: Audrey Pass and Beth-Ellen Keyes
The Empowerment Grant Committee coordinates the program that provides financial grants to long-standing NYWICI members who are seeking professional development, whether that constitutes updating their skills, exploring new paths in the industry, or going into business for themselves.
Learn more about the Empowerment Grant Committee
Co-chairs: Jeanne Byington and Linda Levi
The High School Outreach Committee creates relationships with high schools and youth organizations throughout the NY region to increase awareness about scholarship, educational and professional development opportunities for students, in particular economically underserved students, interested in pursuing communications degrees.
Learn more about the High School Outreach Committee
Co-Chairs: Marcia Cole and Jessica Styles
The Mentoring Committee coordinates an annual mentoring initiative that pairs seasoned communications professionals with college students or professionals new to the communications industry in a valuable one-on-one experience.
Learn more about the Mentoring Committee
Co-Chairs: Julie Livingston and Alysia Lew
The Scholar Relations Committee maintains relationships with prior scholarship recipients, keeping them connected to the organization through special events and skill-building workshops.
Co-Chairs: Erin Galloway and Taylor Trudon
The Scholarship Committee reviews all scholarship applications, meets with leading scholarship candidates and makes final decisions regarding scholarship winners.
Co-Chairs: Deirdre Wyeth and Saundra Thomas
Learn more about the Student Affairs Committee
You can also become active in NYWICI's general committees: