WGA provides opportunities for all women in the grocery industry to meet and connect with peers from independent retail, wholesale, manufacturing/service providers, and associations at The NGA Show and other industry events. WGA promotes the exchange of ideas and experiences by encouraging professional development and growth
WGA promotes the accomplishments of women in the industry through media channels and through the NGA Foundation. Each year, WGA gives the Woman of the Year award to an individual who exemplifies the true characteristics of a leader with passion for the independent grocery industry. This woman helps shape the face of her company or organization while distinguishing herself from her peers.
WGA encourages women to take part in ongoing career, professional development, and various other educational opportunities through the NGA Foundation. WGA funds the Mary Macey Scholarship with an emphasis on supporting early career development.