Washington Women in Public Relations Announces its Emerging Leaders Honorees

Jun 10, 2010, 12:22 ET from Washington Women in Public Relations

WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) announces the newly created 2010 Emerging Leaders Awards program honorees. Created in celebration of WWPR's 30th anniversary, the Emerging Leaders Awards honor rising stars, ages 21-35, in the public relations and communications industry.

A distinguished panel of judges made the selection based on the honorees' demonstration of excellence and accomplishments in the communications field as well as leadership qualities and high ethical standards.

The honorees include:

Carrie Fox, president and founder, C. Fox Communications

Lauren Musiol, senior account executive, GYMR

Stefanie Pidgeon, communication planner, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs, U.S. Army; MPRI

"Each of the honorees is not only a leader in her chosen field, but also a strategic advisor," said WWPR president Debbie Friez. "The three honorees are rightfully honored for their professional achievements, community involvement and impact on the industry, now and for years to come."

The honorees will be recognized at an awards ceremony and cocktail reception on Tuesday, June 15 at Social Restaurant in Columbia Heights. Kirsten Suto Seckler, 2009 Washington PR Woman of the Year honoree and Vice President, branding and communications, Special Olympics, will emcee. Registration is open until Monday, June 14 at noon. Tickets may be purchased at the door. To register, visit www.wwpr.org and click on "Register Now!"

The Emerging Leaders Awards would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors:

Platinum: PSAV Presentation Services and Social Restaurant

Gold: Lake Litho Printing and Marketing Services and Natsuko Graphic Design

Silver: Curcio Communications and Professional Solutions, LLC

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Washington Women in Public Relations WWPR is the first and only D.C. based professional organization advancing women in the communications industry. WWPR is comprised of over 130 public relations professionals, representing many of the Washington DC metro area's corporations, nonprofits, public relations agencies, and universities. For 30 years, WWPR has been committed to providing its members with monthly professional development programs offering best practices, insight and knowledge from the industry's leading speakers; networking opportunities, positioning in the marketplace and leadership in the community. For more information, visit www.wwpr.org. Find us on Facebook:  Washington Women in Public Relations or Twitter: WWPR.

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