About Our Professional Development Programs

The Professional Development Committee provides workshops, webinars, talks and other resources for members.  We truly value input from our members and guests. If you would like to provide input on the topics and types of presentations and workshops we offer, please complete this survey.

While we offer a variety of resources to everyone, WiGIS members get access to all of our professional development programs. Not a member? Find out how easy it is to become one!

Professional Development Quarterly Workshops


Soft-skills are critical skills needed in all workplaces. Women in GIS hosts these workshops quarterly at a significant discount for members.

As a Member you'll see all opportunities on the Events Calendar when logged into your account.

    Pop-up Technical Talks

    Hard-skills in GIS and other Technologies

    This ad-hoc series of webinars, talks, and demonstrations focuses on developing technical skills in our ever-evolving industry.

    As a Member you'll see all opportunities on the Events Calendar when logged into your account.

      Lightning Talks

      Talks given by Members and Special Guests

      Women in GIS hosts lightning talks on the first Friday of each month and on the Geographers without Borders Podcast.

      These are open to everyone - membership not required!


        Visit our YouTube channel

        Our YouTube channel is the place to go for past recordings of Lightning Talks and other special WiGIS events. Subscribe to our channel so you don't miss out!

          Tell us the topics that interest you most by completing our brief survey:

          Professional Development Topics Survey

          Are you interested in providing a workshop or seminar to WiGIS members?

          Women in GIS is always looking for experienced, quality workshop providers. If you have experience providing professional workshops and would like to partner with us to provide a workshop on professional or technical skills, please complete the form below.

          Workshop Proposal Form

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