Washington Women in Public Relations Issues Call For Entries For Inaugural Emerging Leaders Awards

Apr 14, 2010, 12:33 ET from Washington Women in Public Relations

WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) announces a newly created Emerging Leaders Awards program to honor three outstanding young women each year in the Washington, D.C., metro area who have demonstrated excellence and achievement in public relations, communications and related fields. The awards program was established in honor of the organization's 30th year anniversary.

The Emerging Leaders Awards recognizes rising stars in the industry, showcasing the field's most talented young women for their professional accomplishments. This new award is a special designation for women who have already made a significant impact on the industry and highlights their potential to contribute to the industry for many years to come.

To be eligible, nominees must be ages 21-35 on June 1, 2010, and must work in a communications or marketing-related field or a communications-related job function. Nominees who are not already members of WWPR must apply for membership by the Emerging Leaders Awards application deadline.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  Friday, April 30, 2010

For more information and detailed application instructions or sponsorship, visit www.wwpr.org/ela.htm.

The recipients of the inaugural Emerging Leaders Awards will be honored at a cocktail reception and awards ceremony on Tuesday, June 15 at Social in Columbia Heights. Details about event registration are being posted at www.wwpr.org/ela.htm as soon as they become available.

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Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) is a vital source for Metro DC communications professionals and is committed to providing professional development events, networking opportunities, marketplace positioning and leadership in the community. WWPR was founded nearly 30 years ago and remains a leading professional development organization in the public relations arena.

For more information visit www.wwpr.org. Twitter @WWPR

SOURCE Washington Women in Public Relations