How to become a member

LDEI is an invitational nonprofit. All prospective Dames must have worked a minimum of 5 years in the industry, be nominated by an active Dame and seconded by another, submit an application for membership, and be approved by a committee.

Once approved and inducted into membership, all Austin Dames must comply with the following yearly criteria:

  • Attend the Spring and Fall Meetings

  • Support at least one philanthropic event or endeavor

  • Serve on one committee

Membership Benefits

  • Personal and professional support with a community of peers

  • Free and/or discounted professional development events

  • Happy hours and networking events

  • Discounts with partners

  • Lifelong opportunity for member engagement

  • Organized service projects

  • PR and increased community visibility

  • Annual international conference.

  • Directory and contact information for all members internationally.

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