Events

WWPR offers a host of events throughout the year designed to offer members opportunities to connect, learn, and grow professionally. From its signature Washington PR Woman of the Year and Emerging Leaders Awards, to monthly professional development luncheons, to after-hours opportunities to have fun and connect with other members, WWPR’s well-attended programs and activities feature some of the top PR and communications professionals in the region as well as industry leaders from across the U.S.

Please visit our Monthly Events Calendar to view upcoming events, and check here frequently for events news and highlights!

Save the date for our upcoming events!

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Date: Tuesday, June 16, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Location: Ketchum, 1615 L Street NW, Washington DC 20036

Emerging Leaders Awards:

Join the Washington Women in Public Relations at the annual Emerging Leaders Awards to honor six communications professionals who have proven themselves as rising stars in the industry.

At this event, three honorees will be named Emerging Leaders based on the evaluations from our esteemed panel of judges:

  • Shonali Burke, President & CEO of Shonali Burke Consulting
  • Lauren Smith Dyer, WWPR Past President & Director of Communications at Melanoma Research Foundation
  • Laura Monica, Vice President of Corporate Communications at Pepco Holdings
  • Sara Neumann, Senior Director at C.Fox Communications
  • Christine Nichols, Senior Vice President at Hager Sharp
  • Samantha Stark, Vice President at Ketchum

This year’s keynote speaker is American Red Cross Vice President Laura Howe.

Get your ticket today at the early bird rate before prices go up on May 4!