GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Judy Smith, crisis management and public relations expert who inspired the hit ABC series "Scandal," headlines an accomplished roster of speakers at the National Networking Summit hosted by the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) in New York City on Friday, November 6. NBC News Finance and budget expert Jean Chatzky and award-winning actress Tamara Tunie will also speak at the event, the final stop in the series that included stops in Chicago and Los Angeles.
"Knowledge is power, and we've got a powerful lineup of speakers for our signature New York City event," said NAPW President Star Jones. "They will educate, inspire and encourage our guests to reach higher, dream bigger and create a plan to achieve their personal and professional goals."
Ms. Smith heads Smith and Company and is the keynote presenter at the NAPW Foundation Luncheon presented by GEICO at 11 a.m. Tickets to the Luncheon are $75. Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association, Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Dress for Success and Girls Inc. She will also share her powerful story as a panelist on the "Whole Woman Keynote Power Panel" presented by ADP. The theme is "Power Moves and Strides for Success."
Ms. Chatzky will participate in the "Whole Woman Power Panel" titled Powering through the Balancing Act, presented by ACT-1 Group. Joining her is Ms. Tunie, an actor, producer, director and philanthropist who stars in NBC's hit drama "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."
Donna Fielding (ADP); Yvonne Garcia (State Street Corporation); Rita Mitjans (ADP); and CBS medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips, author of the best-selling book, "The Exhaustion Breakthrough" round out the speakers. The Summit is open to the public from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Admission is $100, with discounts for NAPW members based on their membership tier. Register online at NYSummit.napw.com.
About NAPW – NAPW defines success as "owning your own power." As the nation's largest, most recognized networking organization for professional women—spanning virtually every industry and profession—NAPW is a powerfully vibrant networking community with more than 775,000 members, over 200 Local Chapters and a growing virtual eChapter with nearly 6,000 members. NAPW members have diverse backgrounds, beliefs, perspectives and lifestyles with one common bond – their ability to succeed.
SOURCE The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW)