WASHINGTON, D.C.  — Today, Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) is thrilled to announce the three finalists for its 32nd annual Washington PR Woman of the Year Award ceremony. The organization received a phenomenal and competitive slate of nominations for exceptional women leading the communications industry in the Washington, D.C. Metro area. Nominees were judged on demonstrated ability in the communications field, contributions to the community and industry leadership qualities.

The finalists for WWPR’s 2021 Woman of the Year Award are:

  • Brenda Foster, Senior Vice President of Vanguard Communications
  • Carrie Fox, Founder and CEO of Mission Partners, Benefit LLC
  • Susan Waldman, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer of Meals on Wheels America

“We received an impressive group of nominees this year of women who have made exceptional contributions across their industry and in the D.C. communications community. Our judges were certainly presented with a big challenge,” said Sarah Beth Cloar, WWPR Past President. “We look forward to celebrating each and every one of these incredible leaders at this year’s event.” 

Shantel Goodman-Luckett, Chief Experience Officer of the National Association for College Admission Counseling and established marketing leader, will provide keynote remarks at the virtual event as WWPR honors the 2021 Woman of the Year.

The virtual event will be held on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 12pm ET. The Woman of the Year Award Ceremony, established in 1990, is WWPR’s signature event. It is an annual experience fostering camaraderie among women in public relations, culminating in this must-attend event that honors the achievements of those who have reached a pinnacle in the profession.

Register today and follow the conversation online using the hashtag #WOY2021.

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.

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