About Women Communicators of Austin



Dating back to 1929, Women Communicators of Austin (WCA) is one of the largest and most diverse professional communications organizations in Austin. Our membership includes more than 250 women and men from across a broad spectrum of communication specialties including journalism, public relations, marketing, graphic design and corporate communications.

WCA the destination for community among communicators in Austin. As WCA members, we are passionate about the organizations we serve, energized by collaboration with one another and always seeking the next challenge. We value the supportive environment of WCA, both as a benefit and an opportunity for contribution. We look to WCA for:

  • Career exploration, taking opportunities to try new things, ask questions and meet mentors in different areas.
  • Career enhancement, capturing leadership opportunities and building value in the communications profession.
  • Career acceleration, finding fresh ideas and spurring skill development.

Our Mission

We create meaningful connections among communicators in Austin that accelerate careers, develop leaders and foster friendships. 

Our Vision

To be the source communicators seek for community, leadership and professional development.

Our Core Values

Committed to Leadership – We understand that leadership is integral to community. We lead our organizations in using communications to create greater impact, lead our colleagues in supporting one another for career advancement and set the standard for how communicators engage in philanthropic and civic initiatives.

Creating Community – The most important career asset that we have is one another. We rely on each other as colleagues, confidants and friends, and look to WCA to provide opportunities to discover and foster those relationships.

Constantly Evolving – We are constantly seeking to evolve ourselves, our careers and the organizations we serve. We look to WCA to fuel that evolution and, in turn, are committed to constantly evolving WCA for the benefit of others.


The benefits of membership in our organization include networking opportunities with a broad system of communicators, development of leadership skills, career connections, learning opportunities, foster mentor relationships, and a variety of ongoing events.

Learn more about our organization by joining our email list, attending events and volunteering.

WCA is 501(c)(3) organization. Since 1989, WCA has awarded more than $60,000 in scholarships to students in the field of communications. Donations made to WCA and the Jo Caldwell Meyer Scholarship Fund are tax-deductible. For more information, contact development@wcaustin.org.