Attend a Women in Standards Event today!

    • Meet standards people! Through our standards networking opportunities.
    • Build your network through happy hours (some virtual!), annual dinners, and more.
    • Gain professional development skills through webinars and presentations on conflict management, empowering women leaders, leadership training, and more.
    • Find your next job opportunity at a virtual or in person happy hour, annual dinner, or networking event.
    • Everyone is welcome, bring a joke, a story, or a question.

Women in Standards Happy Hour Events

Come to catch up, learn and share, and meet new people.

  • September 10, 2020 @ 5:30pm-6:30pm – Virtual Happy Hour – RSVP today!
  • January 14, 2021 @ 5:30pm-6:30pm – Virtual Happy Hour – Save the Date!

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Women in Standards Upcoming Webinars and Panels

October 2020

“Developing Standards at IEC” – Presented by Jan-Henrik Tiedemann, Head of the IEC Academy (click here, to review Jan-Henrik’s Bio)

October 22, 2020 – 9am EST (Register Here)

During this engaging presentation, Jan-Henrik will provide an introduction to IEC, discuss the IEC standards development process, and provide insight into how IEC approaches international standards development. Those attending will gain valuable knowledge of the international standards development process and be better prepared for participating in IEC committees.

(40 min presentation/20 min Q&A)

November 2020

“How the World Trade Organization’s Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (WTO TBT) and U.S. Free Trade Agreements support the promotion and use of national and international standards in foreign markets.” 

Presented by Jennifer A. Stradtman, Director, Technical Barriers to Trade, EOP/USTR and Mary Ann Hogan, WTO TBT Inquiry Point of the United States

November 12, 2020 – 2pm EST (Registration opening soon)

Please note: This presentation will not be recorded and is being provided to registered attendees only. 

Abstract: Coming soon

(40 min presentation/20 min Q&A)

Interested in presenting in a webinar or future panel discussion? We are seeking speakers to discuss the following topics.

    • Member engagement
    • Building consensus
    • Stakeholder outreach strategies
    • Using social media
    • Meeting facilitation
    • Or suggest a topic

To volunteer please use our Presenter Submission Form, click here.

Women in Standards members have access to the full Women in Standards recording library. Register today and then click here to visit the library.


2020 September

Navigating Change in Times of Uncertainty

Presented by Mary Lou Meddaugh – view the recording 

Introductory slide to the 2020 August webinar

2020 August 

Simplifying Standards Development: A Case Study of Less Lethal Impact Munition Standards

Presented by Cassandra Robinson – view the recording

Intro Slide to the 2020 May webinar

2020 May

Chairing an ISO Committee

Presented by Kate Dolan – view the recording

Virtual Panels

Intro Slide to the 2020 May webinar

2020 September

Etiquette in Standards Development, Encouraging Discussion without Disdain

Presented by 

  • Vicki Worden, President & CEO — Green Building Initiative
  • Alyson Fick, Manager, Technical Committee Operations Division, ASTM
  • Jodi Araujo, CEO –NADCA: The HVAC Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Association, otherwise known as the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA)

View the recording 

Happy Hours, Dinners, and More

2020 March – Women in Standards Happy Hour – Click to view photos from the event.

2020 January – Women in Standards Annual Dinner – Click to view photos from the event.