Membership Benefits

Women in Planning + Development (WP+D) is a unique forum for women professionals to expand their professional skills, network, and exchange ideas while contributing to the improvement and development of the Chicagoland area.

Our members represent over 60 public, private, and non-profit sector organizations providing a wide range of services including urban planning and design, affordable housing, architecture and landscape architecture, construction management, community development, economic development, education, government, real estate law, management consulting, transportation, public/private partnerships, municipal finance, as well as real estate consulting, development, and management!

By attending WP+D sponsored programs and being involved on WP+D committees, WP+D membership offers rich personal and professional rewards.  Specific benefits of membership include:

  • WP+Drinks at different locations throughout the city. Get to know fellow WP+D members and develop contacts with other professional women in your field.
  • Discounted Admission to WP+D events and intimate networking opportunities that aim to develop friendship among our members as well as professional ties.
  • Member Appreciation Picnic in the summer, free to all WP+D members and non-members, where we announce the incoming WP+D Board of Directors.
  • Holiday Party winter networking at a festive location. Past years have included a chocolate champagne party at Ethel's and a cocktail party at Corosh!

Women in Planning and Development (WP+D) is a non-profit corporation under IRS 501(c)(6) with taxpayer ID 36-3862393.
Donations and dues made to WP+D are not tax deductible.

Women in Planning and Development
P.O. Box 641111 | Chicago, IL 60664-1111

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