Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) will host its 27th annual Washington PR Woman of the Year Award Luncheon on Friday, November 18, at the Fairmont Hotel in D.C. to celebrate the accomplishments of women who are raising the bar in public relations. The Woman of the Year luncheon, established in 1990, is WWPR’s signature event.  According to a release, it is “an annual experience fostering camaraderie among women in public relations, culminating in a must-attend event that honors the achievements of those who have reached a pinnacle in the profession.”

The finalists for WWPR’s 2016 Woman of the Year Award are:

  • Martha Boudreau—Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, AARP
  • Sharon Reis—Principal, The Reis Group
  • Maria Rodriguez—President, Vanguard Communications

Deirdre Latour, Chief Communications Officer for GE, will provide keynote remarks at the event.

Register and use the #WOY2016 hashtag to promote the event.

For additional information, contact Elise Perkins and Dani Veira at woy@wwpr.org

Washington Women in Public Relations 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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