Award honors rising PR communicators that have made significant impact on the industry

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2016 — Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) today announced six finalists that will be honored at this year’s Emerging Leaders Awards on June 21, 2016. The event honors young women (ages 23-30) in public relations and related fields that have made a significant impact through their work in the industry.

The 2016 WWPR Emerging Leaders Awards finalists include:

“At WWPR, we seek to provide an outlet where women are empowered to reach their full potential. We are pleased to announce these six extraordinary finalists,” said Mara Vandlik, WWPR president, “Their achievements and successes inspire and encourage others in the industry.”

The Emerging Leaders Awards is a special accolade for young women active within the communications field who have made a significant impact on the industry. The seventh annual awards ceremony and cocktail reception will bring together more than 140 communications professionals to hear Case Foundation’s Senior Director of Communications Jade Floyd explore this year’s theme “Making A PR Pro.”

From the six finalists, three Emerging Leaders Awards honorees will be named at the ceremony and cocktail reception onTuesday, June 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event will take place at the Morning Consult offices located at 729 15th Street N.W., Washington, D.C. To register for the event, click here.

About Washington Women in Public Relations
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.