The organization formerly known as the International Association of Women in Fire & Emergency Services announces it has changed its name to Women in Fire. Along with this name change, the organization also updated its logo.
This name change, which was recently announced during the General Session of the iWomen/Women in Fire Conference, is part of the organization’s strategic plan to upgrade the organization over the next several years. It also aims to add clarity to its purpose and the members it serves.
“Our new name and look help modernize our organization, which still aims to empower and encourage women who work in the firefighting and EMS fields,” says Angela Hughes, president of Women in Fire. “With this name change, we will work toward resetting expectations of the organization, providing more benefits and implementing new strategies to increase membership.”
Women in Fire is an interactive non-profit network that provides education, support and advocacy for fire service women. Its mission is to provide a proactive network that supports, mentors and educates current and future women in the fire and emergency services.
Learn more about the organization and its work at WomenInFire.org.
About Women in Fire
An interactive non-profit network, Women in Fire provides education, support and advocacy for fire service women. Beginning in 1982, Women in Fire is an organization of women and for women, working to establish standards for firefighter qualifications and provide guidance to those working in the field. Women in Fire has around 500 members, which includes career, seasonal and volunteer women and men involved in all aspects of the structural and wildland fire service and EMS, and at all ranks. WomenInFire.org.