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!

Date                             Event

Thursday, April 9, 2015 6:30PM to 8:30PM
Price: $35 for non-members; $20 for WWPR and PRSA members
Speed Mentoring with WWPR & Hager SharpSpring your career forward with the advice esteemed executives, seasoned communications and digital professionals! Join WWPR and our host partner Hager Sharp for Speed Mentoring! This program pairs knowledgable mentors with a group of young professionals for an evening of sharing experiences, tools, tips and networking! This year’s program will include three tracks so that mentees can opt-in to the advice that best fits their needs.See the tracks below and select during your registration process:

  • Digital: Are you seeking an exciting career with a fast-paced digital agency, a growing start-up or and awesome inhouse team? Are you currently working in digital and want to hear from other digital pros? Or if you love all things digital and want to chat offline this is the session for you!
  • Mid-Career and First-Time Manager: Are you not quite-junior but not-yet senior? Or are you taking the next step in your career and leading a team for the first time? This session is just right for you!
  • Executive: Do you spend your days managing up and coaching your team? Looking for peer-to-peer advice? This session will allow you to volley next steps and contemplate your next challenge!

Mentors include:

Check-in and networking in a large group setting will take place between 6:30-7 PM and refreshments will be served. Next, mentees will meet with three different mentors in small groups and explore topics their respective topics. The program will wrap up with more networking among the entire group so mentees will have the opportunity to meet all nine mentors.

Cost: $20 for WWPR & PRSA members; $35 for non-members.

We encourage you to share your experiences during the speed mentoring event by using WWPR’s Twitter handle @WWPR and #WWPR to link to the conversation. Please also use our Instagram username @WWPRDC.