Category Archives: Organizations

Making Awards a Rewarding Experience

A wonderful annual dinner last week got me thinking about the nature of awards and how fleeting that recognition can be. Each April this dinner gathers together both past honorees of Washington Women in Public Relations’ PR Woman of the … Continue reading

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Communications Professional Societies Source for Continuing Education

You’ve heard it from us before: participation in professional societies can be invaluable to public relations and other communications professionals. Most communicators think the value is all in networking, particularly when they need to connect during a new job search.  But … Continue reading

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WWPR Reveals Finalists for 7th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards

Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) has announced six finalists to be honored at this year’s Emerging Leaders Awards on June 21, 2016. The Emerging Leaders Awards is a special accolade for young women between 23 and 30 years of age who … Continue reading

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Polished Resumes Open Doors

At PRofessional Solutions, LLC we see far too many resumes that instead of highlighting the skills and accomplishments of communicators actually demonstrate poor writing and formatting that buries the most important information. Does your resume open the door to an … Continue reading

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Case Foundation Senior Communicator to Keynote WWPR Emerging Leaders Awards

Jade Floyd, senior director of communications for the Case Foundation since 2012, will be the keynote speaker at the 7th annual Washington Women in Public Relations annual Emerging Leaders Awards (ELA) on the evening of June 21. The awards ceremony … Continue reading

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WWPR Offers Speed Mentoring

Mentoring can be an essential component of success. WWPR’s annual Speed Mentoring evening helps connect high-level D.C. mentors with D.C. communicators of all experience levels. Each attendee has the opportunity to meet with three different mentors in a small group and intimate … Continue reading

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Start the New Year Right by Joining a Professional Society

As Washington area communicators we can choose among several professional societies – and we should. The benefits of joining are numerous. Opportunity to stay current with technology, tools and strategies at monthly programs. Relationship building with colleagues across the field … Continue reading

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