Interested in becoming a WIIS member? There are many benefits to becoming an annual member of the WIIS network, and its as easy as one, two, three! As a WIIS member, you'll not only get access to a vast, interconnected network of trailblazing professionals; you'll be able to contribute in many more creative ways to the international security community.


It is an annual membership to WIIS Global, that comes with many exclusive opportunities and resources.  As a dues-paying member you can:

  • ADVANCE your career through the WIIS Jobs and Events Hotlines for regular updates on job openings, internships, fellowships, grants, and training programs.

  • CONNECT with leaders in your field through the WIIS Global Network.

  • ELEVATE your professional profile by having your publications and accomplishments featured on the WIIS Global site.

  • Stay on the CUTTING of policy discussions through WIIS events, publications, and online resources.

  • Stay INFORMED with WIIS this Week, a weekly publication to your inbox listing upcoming events in DC, around the US, and all over the world.

  • Gain EXPOSURE to the latest and greatest of WIIS West with attendance at our events free or at a discounted price.

  • CONTRIBUTE to the WIIS blogs in the form of commentary, op-eds, and articles.


The membership fee and any additional donations you make to WIIS are tax-deductible. All subscriptions are 12 months unless denoted otherwise and payment is made through WIIS Global's Paypal feature. WIIS Global offers the following memberships:

  • Professional Level 1: $49.95 Per Year (Annual income under $50,000)

  • Professional Level 2: $99.95 Per Year (Annual income over $50,000)

  • Students: $29.95 Per Year Currently enrolled in school.

  • Institutional Members: $999.95 Per Year

To learn more about dues and benefits, see the WIIS Global website.


No, the WIIS Global membership gains you access to any and all chapters, including those in the U.S. and abroad for the duration of your membership. However, please note that registering as a WIIS Global member does not automatically register you as a WIIS West chapter member.


Once you are a registered WIIS Global member, you can become a WIIS West member by emailing our Membership Coordinator, Brandon Rapoza at, or filling out our contact form. To receive information about upcoming WIISWest events and stay up to date on WIIS West developments, please subscribe to our mailing list with your permanent email address at the bottom of the page. It is recommended that you use an email address other than a school or work address, as those may be temporary or expire.

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