WWPR Selects Honorees for 21st Annual Washington PR Woman of the Year Award

Oct 06, 2010, 14:00 ET from Washington Women in Public Relations

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) is pleased to announce the honorees for this year's Washington PR Woman of the Year Award.  The winner of this year's award will be chosen from the following honorees:

  • Donna Vincent Roa, Ph.D., ABC, CSR-P, Managing Partner & Chief Strategist, Vincent Roa Group LLC
  • Johanna Schneider, Executive Director-External Relations, Business Roundtable
  • Debra Silimeo, Senior Vice President, Hager Sharp

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.

Dee Dee Myers, former White House Press Secretary, will serve as the keynote speaker. Myers recently joined The Glover Park Group as Managing Director in its Public Affairs practice.  She 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.

WHAT: The 2010 Washington PR Woman of the Year Award luncheon

WHEN: Wednesday, November 10, 2010, noon - 2:00 p.m.  

WHERE: Mandarin Oriental

1330 Maryland Avenue, SW

Washington, DC 20024

Tickets for the award ceremony can be purchased by visiting www.wwpr.org.

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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