Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) is a member-based professional society cultivating and inspiring female communicators to reach their full potential in the DC market and beyond. The organization is committed to providing leadership opportunities, professional development, mentorship, and industry networking.
Each year WWPR recognizes the many achievements and contributions that leading public relations professionals bring to the workplace with its Washington PR Woman of the Year Award and Emerging Leaders Awards. WWPR also offers frequent programs and events designed to help area communications professionals build and maintain networks, stay relevant to current trends, and gain mentoring and career opportunities. Every two years, WWPR selects a local nonprofit client and provides pro bono services including marketing and communications, crisis communications, media relations, branding, public relations expertise and social media expertise.
Our current pro bono client is Bright Beginnings, a nationally-accredited child and family development center that offers a bright start for homeless infants, toddlers and preschoolers and their families. Bright Beginnings serves about 186 children annually whose families are living in crisis shelters or transitional housing. Their educational, therapeutic, health and family support services prepares these children for kindergarten and stabilizes their families.