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!


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.