Women in Design believes that when we lift each other up, we all grow and succeed. We encourage you to seek out every opportunity to become a dynamic member and leader in the design community, whether through WiD or another organization.


Women’s Advocacy

Beverly Willis Architectural Foundation

Women in Design Kansas City
Women Design Arizona
BSA-Women in Design   
Association for Women in Architecture

Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN)

Society of Women Engineers

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)

Association of Women Industrial Designers

Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado
Women’s Vision Foundation


National Professional Organizations

American Institute of Architects
International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
American Planning Association (APA)
American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA)
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)
Society for Design Administration (SDA)
Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA)


Colorado Professional Organizations

AIA Colorado
IIDA Rocky Mountain chapter
SWE Rocky Mountain Chapter
Structural Engineers Association of Colorado (SEAC)
APA Colorado
ASLA Colorado
ASID Colorado
AIGA Colorado
CSI Denver
NAWIC Region 8
AGC Colorado
Engineers Without Borders (Denver Chapter)



Women Business

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
NAWBO Denver  www.nawbodenver.
Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)
Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce
City & County of Denver, Office of Economic Development Division-Small Business Opportunity


Federal/State/City Resources

Colorado State Board of Examiners of Architects
Women’s Bureau at the US Dept. of Labor


Other Resources

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
Urban Land Institute (ULI)
Architecture for Humanity
Engineers Without Borders
Builders Without Borders
Design Build Institute of America (DBIA)
Colorado Preservation Inc.
Historic Denver, Inc.
Denver Architectural Foundation (DAF)
Denver’s Old House Society


Design Standards

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
International Code Council (ICC)

Basic Computer Training

Denver Public Library Community Technology Center