Association for Women in Computing - Houston Chapter


AWC is a national organization with independent and chapter members founded in 1978. The Houston Chapter is one of the original chapters charted by AWC. As a member of the Houston Chapter you are also a member of the national organization. For more information on AWC headquarters, visit them on the web at

AWC-Houston is also a member of a local umbrella organization called the Federation of Houston Professional Women (FHPW). FHPW is an alliance of women’s professional organizations, chartered by the state of Texas as a non-profit, non-partisan business league. Each member organization, although diverse in style and structure, has professional or businesswomen members focusing on education, networking, specific careers or community service. As a member of AWC you are a member of FHPW. For more information on FHPW visit them on the web at

Our Chapter hosts monthly meetings on current IT related topics where professionals can network and discuss issues in corporate America, academia, and entrepreneurial ventures. We provide a vehicle for the technical professional development of computing specialists and a formidable networking environment that is a source of education, expert information and career opportunities for both members and guests. As a member our meetings are always discounted to you.

Our Chapter maintains an email list service. As a member you are automatically subscribed to the list. It is a member only list. Through this list you will receive our meeting announcements, educational opportunities, current job offerings, and other resource oriented topics.

As a list subscriber you may also post messages of this type to the list, which will automatically be distributed to our membership. We encourage you to use this list when you have information that you would like to share or job opportunities that are available.

As a member of the Houston Chapter you may hold board positions at both the local and national levels of the organization. You can get involved with our civic projects or scholarship program.


Joining is easy! Just click on Join Now!

Regular Dues are $35.00

Student Dues are $25.00

(Students qualify by taking at least 12 hours undergraduate or 9 hours graduate studies.)

Memberships are for one year starting with the month you join. This month becomes your anniversary date.


Memberships should be renewed by the anniversary date. Membership renewals are currently $35.00.  You will be notified by email prior to your anniversary date.

PAY ONLINE - Use the calculator on the Pay Online page to reach a total. Enter that total into the VeriSign Amount box, and then click “Pay Online”. You will be redirected to the Run My Club Payment Center. Contact the Treasurer if you require assistance with this service.

Checks may be dropped off at regular meetings or mailed to:

AWC - Houston

PO Box 421316

Houston, TX 77242-1316

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