Washington Women in Public Relations Announces Ms. Dee Dee Myers as Annual Event Keynote

Sep 13, 2010, 13:13 ET from Washington Women in Public Relations

Registration Now Open For Washington PR Woman of the Year Luncheon

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) is pleased to announce that former White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers will serve as this year's keynote speaker for the 21st Annual Washington PR Woman of the Year Award Luncheon.

Registration is now open for the event, to take place Wednesday, November 10, from 12 – 2 p.m. at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C. To register, visit www.wwpr.org and click on "Register Now!"

Myers recently joined The Glover Park Group as Managing Director in its Public Affairs practice.  She also served as White House Press Secretary for two years under the Clinton administration from 1993 to 1994, and is the first woman and second-youngest to hold that position. After leaving the White House, Myers has served as a political analyst, commentator and writer, and author of The New York Times bestseller, Why Women Should Rule the World. Additionally, she has served as a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and an analyst for CBS News.

WWPR confers the Washington PR Woman of the Year award annually in recognition of the many achievements and unique contributions that women as public relations professionals bring to the marketplace. The award is presented to a public relations practitioner working in the Washington Metropolitan area who has demonstrated leadership, integrity and community involvement.

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 more than 150 public relations professionals, representing many of the Washington, D.C. 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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