VH1 Basketball Wife Jackie Christie Has Been Named 2011 Woman of the Year by the NAPW and Plans to Launch an Online TV Web Series to Help Raise Funds for Unemployed Women and Single Mothers

Mar 11, 2011, 06:00 ET from BSM media

NEW YORK, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 Basketball Wife Jackie Christie has been named NAPW's (National Association of Professional Women)  2010/2011 Professional Woman of the Year, for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession.  On the heels of the wildly popular debut of her "Jackie Christie Black Collection" fashion line which she showed during the NBA All Star Fashion Nite tipoff at LA hot spot Boulevard 3. Christie showcased her collection alongside Los Angeles Laker and designer of Elusion clothing line, Matt Barnes, along with host Chilli from VH1's "What Chilli Wants," and Gloria Govan ("Basketball Wives").  Christie served as mistress of ceremony. The event was sponsored by Hennessy Black, VNC Cocktail, Shiekh Shoes and Creative Recreation Shoes.

Jackie Christie, being recognized for her hard work and dedication to her profession by the NAPW, is no stranger to advocating for women's issues and equal rights, and thereby is a solid choice for the Woman of the Year. Jackie Christie will attend the national networking conference hosted by Ivanka Trump, April 29, 2011, in New York City. Christie will also launch her "Jackie Christie Knows Best" TV web series this spring to help raise much-needed funds for unemployed women and single mothers, through her and her husband NBA star Doug Christie's Infinite Love Foundation.

"I'm extremely honored to have been chosen as Woman of the Year by the NAPW. I'm in extraordinary company with all of the women who are a part of this great organization," states Christie.

About Jackie Christie: Jackie Christie, fashion designer, model, producer and best-selling author of four books is currently penning her fifth book, "Sexual Relations: A His and Hers Guide to True Intimacy." The wife of NBA star Doug Christie has dressed many celebrities, athletes, NBA wives, and many more in her pieces. She is the CEO of the successful record label Jean Rah Fya Records, home to some of the hottest new talent in the business.

About  NAPW: The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) is an exclusive network for professional women to interact, exchange ideas, educate, and empower.  NAPW members enjoy a wealth of resources, benefits, and services dedicated to enhancing their lives and promoting their businesses and careers. NAPW provides seminars, podcasts, webinars, keynote speakers, and educational tools, fostering critical skills that enable our members to achieve personal and career success.