New York Women in Communications, Inc. is the premier organization for communications professionals in the New York metropolitan area.

We are a not-for-profit association 501(c)(3) founded in 1929, and we operate in a city that leads the industry and shapes the way people communicate around the world.

​Unlike other industry organizations, NYWICI supports women across the full spectrum of the rapidly changing communications landscape and at every career stage — from student to C-suite. Membership is made up of students, professionals at entry levels, mid-career stages and top management, as well as growing numbers of entrepreneurs. As various communication channels and disciplines continue to converge, NYWICI is uniquely positioned to help our members navigate every aspect of the industry and connect with other women in diverse fields, including print and digital media, broadcasting, marketing, advertising, video and content creation.

Take the lead and get involved now with the Leaders of Today and the Rising Stars of Tomorrow in the rapidly changing world of communications.

Our Mission

New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) is a 501c3 organization that empowers women across all communications disciplines, at every career stage, to reach their full potential by:

  • Inspiring women to achieve and to share their success
  • Promoting leadership and professional development
  • Networking for professional growth and support
  • Nurturing future leaders in communications

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Our History

For many Americans, the stock market crash in October 1929 brought an ending to one of the most prosperous and jubilant periods in our country’s history. But for a pioneering group of women working in the field of communications in New York, 1929 was a beginning. They banded together to establish a New York chapter of Theta Sigma Phi—the first female branch of the journalism fraternity—with a goal of obtaining equal pay to their male counterparts. Read more→

Board of Directors

Meet the leaders of New York Women in Communications and the staff that keeps us running.

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