PMI Washington, DC Chapter

Welcome to the PMI Washington, DC Chapter

We are a group of high impact community leaders, here to empower professionally diverse members to evolve in their project management careers through professional development and networking opportunities, and we can’t do it without you. Our members make a difference!

Now a message from our PMIWDC Board Chair/CEO, Dannette (Danni) Richards:

Dannette Richards Headshot

A big welcome to our new members, congratulations to our newly PMI certified project management professionals, and a huge thank you to our volunteers!

My goal for 2022 is to get people involved with our Chapter -- participating in our local events and expanding the knowledge of the project management discipline, ensuring that PMIWDC is where you come to find the best in breed of project management.

Here’s some of our 1st quarter accomplishments:

  • Conducted our 2021/2022 annual membership meeting (hybrid)
    • 136 attended, 76 in-person (including 1 Partner) and 60 virtually
    • Received great/positive feedback from attendees and partners
  • Mailed 234 welcome postcards to new members
  • Conducted 4 Member orientations with a total of 145 attendees
  • Provided 16 opportunities for career/leadership skills development
    • Book clubs, local communities (including Agile), Dinner meetings
    • Total of 993 attending these events; average of 62 attendees per event
  • Had our best attendance w/181, with an Agile Wednesday Webinar on Feb. 9
  • Conducted 3 Military Liaison meetings with a total of 167 attendees
  • Committed to a new Scholarship Program for members to award $10,000 a year in increments of ~$2,500 to youths and/or returning students obtaining an education in the Project Management Profession
  • Negotiated member discounts for PMI certification training with PMI ATPs
  • Opened a Call for Speakers for our 2022 Project Management Symposium

Chapter News

2023 – 2026 Revised Bylaws / PMIWDC Board of Directors Elections is Finally Here!!!

This election cycle is a very important one for our Chapter.  We will be voting on:

  • PMIWDC revised bylaws
  • The 2023 – 2026 Board of Directors.

Elections will begin Monday, August 29 – Monday, September 19th by electronic ballot

To learn more about the candidates, please click HERE

For a refresher on the proposed bylaws, you may find them here under Chapter Documents

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Thank You to Our Partners


University of Maryland - Proj Mgmt Center for Excellence


GW Business - MS in Proj Mgmt Logo


Check Point- software tech LTD logo clarity-digital project management


Project Management Experts M Powered Strategies


Georgetown University - School of Cont Studies - Proj Mgmt Academy Leadership Excellence Course




PMIWDC Member Orientation Webinar

10 December 2022 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST-05:00)

Virtual Event


M2D2 Moving Beyond Scrum

12 December 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EST-05:00)

Virtual Event


PMIWDC Monthly Book Club | The Lean Startup by Eric Ries

13 December 2022 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EST-05:00)

Virtual Event


Networking At Caps vs Stars Hockey Game

15 December 2022 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (EST-05:00)


PMIWDC Member Orientation Webinar

19 December 2022 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (EST-05:00)

Virtual Event