"To inspire past, current and future generations by addressing topics relevant to women in public service, while instilling knowledge through education, networking and professional development that strengthens the leadership in our local government and communities."

WPS hosts bi-monthly events throughout the year for networking and learning together at central locations in Wichita. Tentative dates for 2019 events are:

Luncheons | February 28, June 13, August 23

Full-Day Conference | April 4 (Interested in sponsoring the WPS Conference? View sponsorship levels here. Fill out the sponsorship application here.)

Evening Event | TBA

These dates are subject to change. Please refer to email communications for changes. If you have not signed up for WPS emails, you can do so here.

2019 WPS Membership

Two options are available for annual WPS membership:

WPS Membership | $100

  • Year-long membership (4 lunches + 1 evening event)
  • Access to membership listserv
  • Informational articles (3 per year)
  • Invitation to organized service opportunity
  • Personalized career mentoring upon request (2 sessions)

New Professional Membership | $60

  • $60 annual membership
  • Available for students and those new in their career (3 years or newer)
  • Same perks as regular membership above

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Non-member Options

Luncheons will still be open to non-members at a rate of $20 per lunch ($10 for students) and $30 per evening event. A reduced cost of $15 will be available for first-time attendees. Payment will be available prior to each event.

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 Cancellation Policy
  No refunds will be issued for cancellation of membership. However, memberships can be transferred to other colleagues.

  Morgan Barnes, Project Manager
  Wichita State University Public Policy & Management Center
  (316) 978-6535