Women Communicators of Austin (WCA), founded in 1929, is one of the largest and most diverse all-volunteer professional communications organizations in Austin. Their membership includes more than 250 women (and a few men) who believe that building a strong community of support for women in the industry benefits us all. Their members cover the full range of communications functions from journalism, marketing, public relations, content strategy, graphic design, internal communications, and more.
The WCA supports professional communicators across all disciplines through professional development and education, mentoring the next generation of communicators, creating a supportive community, and bestowing annual professional honors and undergraduate scholarships.1
Mission: create meaningful connections among communicators in Austin that accelerate careers, develop leaders, and foster friendships.
Vision: be the source that Austin communicators seek for community, leadership, and professional development.
- Career exploration – taking opportunities to try new things, ask questions, and meet mentors in different areas.
- Career enhancement – capturing leadership opportunities and building value in the communications profession.
- Career acceleration – finding fresh ideas and spurring skill development.