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Become a WELD Volunteer

Photo of WELD volunteers at an eventWELD is powered by thousands of volunteer hours every year.  We need dozens of volunteers to help our organization operate as smoothly as possible. Chapters are run by steering committees primarily composed of volunteers.  WELD volunteers benefit by building new relationships, gaining exposure to executive level women, testing new leadership skills learned at our events and paying it forward.  Key volunteer areas include, but are not limited to: 

  • Programming
  • Membership
  • Corporate Relations
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Impact/Community Collaboration

Volunteers are needed to plan our annual Keynote and other events.  Day of event volunteer opportunities are also available for many of our events.

Volunteer for WELD

Become a WELD Speaker

Photo of WELD volunteers at aneventWELD has several speaking opportunities available every year during our programs and events. This is a great opportunity to speak to women from the Pittsburgh region who currently hold key positions within their companies as well as those women who are on the rise.

We are interested in speakers with proven expertise across a variety of topics that are specifically tailored for and relevant to the leadership development of women. Some topics include the following:

  • Presentation skills
  • Executive presence
  • Sales and business development skills
  • Strategic planning
  • Strategic networking skills and how to leverage networks
  • Building effective teams
  • Conflict resolution
  • Negotiation skills—basic approaches
  • Negotiation skills—for executives
  • Political savvy
  • Work/life balance strategies
  • Life decision skills
  • Board community involvement for one's career
  • Executive development plans
  • Personal branding
  • Resilience and reinvention
  • Leveraging mentors, sponsors, supporters and trusted advisors
  • Executive coaching—strategic value, how to select one, how to leverage the experience

If you have a special talent or business oriented towards developing these and other skills for women and would like to participate in our programs as a presenter, please click the "Speak for WELD" button below to complete the speaker profile.

WELD wants to have this information on hand so that as speaker opportunities become available, we have a good distribution list for sending out RFPs. When these select opportunities become available, WELD will provide specific instructions for completing an RFP. Thank you for offering your expertise to help the members of our organization grow with you.

Speak for WELD

Community Postings

Job Openings

Find Your Future Employees! Does your company have an open board position or a job opening? Are you looking for a contractor? We are happy to advertise your opening for you to our group of talented professional women. Please send your request to for pricing and other information.  This service is free to WELD corporate members.

Community Volunteer Opportunities

Is your organization in need of volunteers?  Women who attend WELD's training programs make the best volunteers!  Please send your request to to have your volunteer needs posted here.

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