AWD is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women and gender non-binary directors working in the entertainment industry.


AWD is seeking an experienced Executive Director

Do you have:
* A strong knowledge of — and relationships within — the entertainment industry?
* A track record of successful fundraising campaigns?
* A background in strategic planning?


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News & Updates

Join AWD in our mission for gender equality! Alliance of Women Directors (AWD) is seeking an experienced Executive Director to lead the organization into its next phase. AWD is a 501c(3) that promotes women and gender nonbinary directors… Read More
Become an AWD Ally Member! We are thrilled to announce the launch of AWD's new Ally membership for supporters of AWD! An Ally membership is perfect for anyone who wants to show their support for women and gender nonbinary… Read More
Member Spotlight – Lagueria Davis AWD Member Lagueria Davis is originally from Fort Worth, Texas. Lagueria grew up in a household where her dreams had to be practical, which is how she found herself at… Read More
February Member News Joslyn Rose Lyons AWD Member Joslyn Rose Lyons makes her feature-length directorial debut with STAND: A Look at the Courageous Journey of Activist and Basketball Phenom Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf. STAND Premieres… Read More