WIIT invites members, non-members, women and men to our events.  We offer a variety of professional development and networking opportunities.  

Trade Talks

Do you want to broaden your knowledge about trade? WIIT hosts numerous panels, interactive roundtable discussions, and one-on-one fireside chats that elevate female voices and dig deeper into all substantive aspects of international trade. Check out our sixteen program sections to gain a flavor of the wide range of regional and topical areas that we cover. Our upcoming sessions can be found on the events calendar, while a select number of previous events can also be viewed on our YouTube channel. If you would like to get more involved by planning an event or volunteering as a speaker, feel free to connect with the events team at

Professional Development 

While all of our events provide an opportunity for professional development, we also host specific events that are focused on the growth of your career.  We have hosted topics such as entrepreneurship, transitioning jobs, retirement, consulting, breaking the glass ceiling, career advancement and more.  As with our trade talks, we welcome new ideas, speakers and locations.  Please email us at if you have a professional development topic, speaker or location you would like for us to consider.  


In addition to networking before and after all of our other events, we also host specific networking events where we can simply meet, greet and discuss the highs and lows of the international trade industry.  Check out our events calendar for upcoming networking opportunities.  

Annual Awards Dinner

As we wrap up the end of our fiscal year each May, we host an Annual Awards Dinner to celebrate the amazing accomplishments of women in international trade.  Learn more by visiting our page dedicated to our annual awards dinner.  

International Women's Day 

In honor and celebration of International Women's Day (formally recognized on March 8th every year), WIIT hosts a special event in Washington, D.C. during the month of March.  Learn more by visiting our International Women's Day page.  

Holiday Reception & Silent Auction

WIIT and WIIT TRUST partners together to host our Holiday Reception & Silent Auction each year.  The ultimate goal of this event is to generate money for graduate and undergraduate scholarships.  More information about our past and upcoming Holiday Reception & Silent Auctions can be found here.  

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