GETTING INVOLVED FAQS
How can I get involved?
Glad you asked. There are many ways to get involved! You can:
- Sign the pledge to support WIA and our mission of gender equity in the animation, VFX, and gaming fields.
- Become a donating member and participate in our various events and activities.
- Join a WIA Community and connect with members with similar interests and/or living in your region by joining a WIA Collective or Chapter, or even starting one of your own!
- Participate in our flagship WIA Mentorship program by becoming a mentor or applying to be a mentee!
- Apply to be part of our Member Snapshot series.
- Add your name to the WIA Talent Database.
- Ask your employer to sponsor your participation in the WIA Leadership Institute.
How can I work for WIA?
We list open positions on our jobs page here.
How can I volunteer with WIA?
No matter where you are, you can take action by raising funds or awareness. Here are ideas to get you started, but feel free to create your opportunity based on your interests and activities!
Volunteer with a WIA community.
As a WIA member, you can also join volunteer teams. WIA Global and WIA Community leads will send out requests for volunteers throughout the year so make sure to subscribe to our Digest.
I’m a higher education student. How can I get involved on campus?
You can join a WIA Collective on your campus. If one doesn’t already exist, you can start one!For more information, visit our Communities page here.
I’m under 18, but love animation and want to get involved. Is that possible?
Yes! Anyone who supports WIA’s mission of true gender equity within the animation industry is welcomed at WIA as a member. Although most of our programs are aimed at emerging and established creative professionals, WIA provides a variety of accessible programs, initiatives, and events for all participants.