Become an inWEM Member!!!
The International Network of Women in Emergency Management (inWEM) is an international organization of recognized professional women engaged in the industries of Emergency Management, homeland security, business continuity and associated professions within the whole community to creating and promoting global economic and social stability through protection, preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery, as well as academics and research in the field. inWEM members engage in partnerships, networking, mentoring, internships, training and symposiums, public affairs, speaking engagements, outreach, and special events. The organization recognizes career milestones of its members and practitioners, highlights role models, and supports other professional organizations in the field.
Supporting the increase and advancement of Women Leaders in the industry to create global emergency management partnerships and networks; which promotes safer, resilient, sustainable, and diverse communities for economic and social stability.
Our mission is to advance the numbers and capabilities of Women Leaders in this profession to:
- Positively impact the lives of those affected by emergencies and disasters;
- Elevate the status of women in the field through partnerships, mentoring, training, education, and internships;
- Recruit young Women into the profession for the sustainment of this organization and its objectives, and to advance their career opportunities while providing avenues for their contributions;
- Encourage research and publications: and
- Recognize the accomplishments and contributions of women in this profession globally.
Who are the Members?
InWEM members are professional Women from all levels of government, military, critical infrastructures, business and private sectors, health and human services, faith based, volunteer, community based, and non-profit organizations, and academia who represent integrated emergency management and its related professions around the world.
Types of Memberships
Founding Member –An active member or founder of inWEM from 2010 – 2016.
Individual member – An individual professionally engaged or interested in a profession in emergency management, homeland security, business continuity and the other related professions outlined in this brochure.
Student Member – An individual attending a post-secondary institution full-time, as designated by that institution OR attending a post-secondary institution in a part-time capacity and not employed full-time. The student’s status must be verifiable by an official document the academic institution, such as a non-expired student identification.
Affiliate Organization Member – Organizations within the industry or participating within a whole community process, that provide products, services, or other resources that align to, and/or, support the advancement of inWEM mission and objectives. The Affiliate Membership belongs to the specific organization.