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!
|Tuesday March 11, 2014
Noon to 1:30 PM
Price: Non-members $20.00 | WWPR & PRSA Members: Free
|WWPR Brown Bag Lunch Panel Discussion: “A Crisis-free Life vs. a Crisis-charged Workload”
Please join WWPR, in tandem with LEVICK, for a panel discussion where experts from the field will explore work-life balance for women in demanding work environments, such as crisis communications. Learn how these women in high power positions juggle competing priorities and diffuse crises in all facets of their lives. Presenters include:
The buzz about Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer has sparked heated debates about the feasibility of work-life balance for female executives. Don’t miss the chance to weigh in on this emotionally-charged topic.
UPDATE: This event is now sold out. To be placed on the waiting list, please email email@example.com.
|Thursday April 10, 2014
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Price: Non-members $35.00 | WWPR & PRSA Members: $20.00
|Speed Mentoring with WWPR and Hager Sharp
Please join WWPR, in partnership with Hager Sharp, for an evening of speed mentoring which will bring together seasoned professional women in communications with women still carving their career paths. The program will enable mentors to share their knowledge, experience, tools and tips with young women coming up through the ranks.
Mentees will meet with three different mentors in small groups and explore subjects such as leadership, management and tips on developing a career path. The program will also include networking among the entire group so mentees will have the opportunity to meet all nine mentors and develop contacts among their peers.
Refreshments will be served.
|Thursday, May 15, 2014
Noon to 1:30 PM
Price: Non-members: $20; WWPR and PRSA members: Free
|WWPR Brown Bag Lunch Panel Discussion: “Communicating Across Cultures”
Please join WWPR, in partnership with Ketchum, for a panel discussion and Q&A with local, multi-cultural communications experts to explore the cultural sensitivities we should all be aware of, how to navigate and utilize the multi-cultural media, and the strongest strategies to best reach your diverse, target audiences.
The panel will be moderated by Diane R. Johnson (@ladydi_1908), M.P.H., Vice President/Account Supervisor in Ketchum DC’s Health Affairs specialty.