As a FDC Member you:

  • connect with like-minded women in all aspects of design / foster new creative relationships

  • access to private member events & experiences

  • professional development / access to job opportunities

  • inclusion in / access to the FDC private member directory

  • exposure: ability to feature your work in FDC newsletters, online & in social media.

    Your membership helps to make possible the ongoing activities of the FDC and more!


Digital Membership:

The Digital Membership is great for you if you’re not based in NYC, but would like receive the online benefits that FDC offers. Membership includes: access to our private member directory (password protected for your privacy), online public profile of you & your design work on the FDC website, and ongoing promotion of your work via FDC newsletters and social media channels. This membership is appropriate for Mid Career and up.

Early Career:

If you are just starting out in the design field and/or design-related profession; recently graduated college or currently enrolled in graduate school (junior or senior undergrad); looking for mentorship, advice, career connections, the early career option is the right choice for you.

Mid Career:

If you have 3-5 years experience in the design field and/or design-related profession; looking for business/community support, expanding networks and/or clients, looking to collaborate with like minded women designers then this is the membership level for you.

Established Career:

For those of you that have 5+ years experience in the design field and/or design-related profession; looking for high-level business development support; interested in being a mentor to younger designers, than we would love to have you join our Established membership level.

Design Studio / Gallery:

If you prefer to be listed as a studio rather than individual, join at this level and receive benefits for 2 members, as well as up to 4 free job listings annually. 

Corporate Membership / Partner:

For design-related brands and companies that want to support the NYC female design community and are looking for opportunities to educate FDC members about your products and services. *We can also design and tailor specific events with the FDC to accomplish your goals.


The FDC reserves the right to decline membership for any individual or group.