Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) is proud to announce that Patrice Tanaka, co-founder and chief counselor/creative strategist at PadillaCRT will be the keynote speaker for its 25th annual Washington PR Woman of the Year Award Luncheon on Friday, November 14, 2014, at the Fairmont.  The Woman of the Year luncheon, established in 1990, is WWPR’s signature event and celebrates the accomplishments of women who are raising the bar in public relations.

Patrice is a serial entrepreneur, co-founding her third PR & marketing agency, PadillaCRT, last September to create the “largest, employee-owned PR agency” and the “15th largest, independent PR agency” in the U.S. She has been honored by many PR & marketing organizations and devotes much of her free time to serving on boards of non-profit organizations dedicated to helping women and children. Patrice is also author of, Becoming Ginger Rogers…How Ballroom Dancing Made Me a Happier Woman, a Better Partner and a Smarter CEO.

Don’t miss an opportunity to hear from this inspirational expert communicator and join us for lunch as we honor extraordinary women in the field!  Register today and make sure to use the #WOY2014 hashtag to promote the event!

For additional information, please contact WWPR WOY committee co-chairs Mary LoJacano & Mara Vandlik at woy@wwpr.org.