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Jun 17, 2015, 10:17 ET
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Washington Women in Public Relations Honors Rising Communications Leaders

Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) proudly announced three inspiring communications professionals as the 2015 Emerging Leaders Awards...

Mar 31, 2015, 14:30 ET

Emerging Leaders Awards Call for Nominations Open

Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) is pleased to announce that the call for nominations for the 2015 Emerging Leader Awards is now open....

Nov 18, 2014, 16:32 ET
WWPR Woman of the Year Laura Monica.

WWPR Names Laura Monica the 2014 Washington PR Woman of the Year

Laura Monica, Vice President for Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI), was named the Washington Women in Public Relations' (WWPR) 2014 Washington PR Woman of...

Jul 28, 2014, 15:12 ET

WWPR Announces Pro Bono Client Request For Applications For 2015-2016 -- Deadline: September 5, 2014

Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) is now accepting applications from nonprofit 501(c) 3 organizations serving women and children for...

Jul 23, 2014, 10:03 ET

Washington Women in Public Relations Announces 2014 Emerging Leaders Awards Honorees

 Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) proudly named Alexandra Dickinson, Danielle Hagen, and Sara Neumann the 2014 Emerging Leaders...

Jul 09, 2014, 10:00 ET

Washington Women in Public Relations Announces 2014 Emerging Leaders Awards Finalists

 Today Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR), the leading professional society for women communicators in the greater capital area,...

Jan 24, 2014, 15:44 ET

WWPR Inducts Board With Keynote From Martha Boudreau

Premier PR Professional Society Announces 2014 Board of Directors  Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR), a leading resource for...

Nov 14, 2013, 18:01 ET

WWPR Names Pam Jenkins the 2013 Washington PR Woman of the Year

Pam Jenkins, president of Powell Tate, a division of global public relations firm Weber Shandwick, was named the Washington Women in Public...

Jul 25, 2013, 09:00 ET

Washington PR Woman Of The Year To Join WWPR Advisory Council

Leading PR Society for Women Adds Debra Silimeo to Senior Leadership Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR), a leading resource for...

Jul 24, 2013, 12:33 ET

Washington Women in Public Relations Names 2013 Emerging Leaders Awards Honorees

Announcement Culminates Reception Honoring Rising Stars in Communications  Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) proudly named...

Jul 08, 2013, 14:11 ET

Washington Women in Public Relations Announces 2013 Emerging Leaders Awards Finalists

 Today Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR), the leading professional society for women communicators in the greater capital area,...

Mar 07, 2013, 14:58 ET

WWPR Announces Inaugural Advisory Council

Industry Titans to Shape Five Year Strategic Vision of Leading PR Society for Women  Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR), a...

Jan 25, 2013, 11:57 ET

Premier PR Professional Society Announces 2013 Board Of Directors

Washington Women in Public Relations Inducts Board with Keynote from Geoff Livingston Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR), a...

Nov 15, 2012, 16:44 ET

WWPR Names Stephenie Fu the 2012 Washington PR Woman of the Year

Pioneering Businesswoman Charlotte Beers Keynotes 23rd Annual Awards Ceremony  Stephenie Fu, a strategic communication counselor and...

Oct 09, 2012, 08:30 ET

WWPR Names Finalists For PR Woman Of The Year

 Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) has selected three finalists for the annual Washington PR Woman of the Year Award. This year's...

Sep 21, 2012, 08:30 ET

WWPR Accepting Applications for New Pro Bono Client

Pro Bono Committee to Provide Communications Counsel and Support to Qualified Area Nonprofit Organization Serving Women and Children...

Jul 19, 2012, 08:30 ET
Angie Goff with WWPR Emerging Leader Awards Winners and WWPR President Tina McCormack Beaty.  (L to R): Olivia Doherty of The Hatcher Group, Tina McCormack Beaty, Angie Goff, Laura Hornbuckle of Edelman Public Relations, Jennifer Myers of StrategyOne.  (PRNewsFoto/Washington Women in Public Relations)

Washington Women in Public Relations Announces Winners of 2012 Emerging Leaders Awards

 Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) named Olivia Doherty, Laura Hornbuckle and Jennifer Myers winners of the 2012 Emerging...

Jul 10, 2012, 12:00 ET

Washington Women In Public Relations Announces Emerging Leaders Awards Finalists

Local professional organization honors rising industry stars Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) announces six finalists for its...

Feb 16, 2012, 08:32 ET

WWPR Partners With Local Non-Profit to Screen Documentary, Miss Representation

Film Aims to Examine Media Portrayal of Women Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) is partnering with DC based non-profit, Rock...

Jan 25, 2012, 13:30 ET

Leading PR Organization Announces 2012 Board of Directors

D.C.-based Washington Women in PR Inducts Board with Keynote from Kiki McLean Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR), the premier...