Announcements, Member Connections Newsletter

May 2016 NAPW Announcements


Stay current and in-the-know about NAPW announcements, upcoming events, social media and more.

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VIP, Elite and Preferred Members:
Our Next Feature Story Could Feature YOU!

We always love to hear inspiring tips, advice and experiences from our members!
For our upcoming features, we’re looking for stories on the following topics:

Hunger Awareness Month
What are you doing in observance of Hunger Awareness Month in June?

VIP, Elite and Preferred members only. To submit your entry, email
Word count is 350 words max. Please include your full name and a link to your NAPW profile. Your submission will be edited for grammar and consistency.


VIP Member Marketplace
You Deserve a Promotion!

Promote your Business to more than 850,000 NAPW Members.

As an NAPW VIP member and business owner, we think you deserve a promotion! NAPW’s Member Marketplace is the perfect marketing tool to promote your business or service online to 850,000+ NAPW members. Offer member-to-member discounts, gain valuable exposure and enhance your brand recognition. A benefit for VIP members only, Member Marketplace will help grow your business and power your success:

  • Categorized by industry
  • Custom graphic links to your website
  • Reach members nationwide

Click here to Sign Up your Business.


Thank you for Attending PNE
We hope you had a great time networking and being inspired at our recent Power Networking Event in Philadelphia, PA.

Here are some notable event highlights:

May 3rd – Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Convention Center


We kicked off the event with some “Ice-Breaker” Speed Networking hosted by NAPW King of Prussia Local Chapter President Vanessa Hunter (pictured above). Attendees were put to the test to step out of their comfort zones and make new connections. It was fast, it was fun and it definitely broke the ice!

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Members and attendees speed networking (pictured above)

A top highlight of the day was “The Power of One” panel where NAPW President, Star Jones interviewed two successful professional women in the Philadelphia community.

“The Power of One” panels are always enjoyable, educational and inspiring!

“The Power of One” highlights professional women who are achieving their career goals and making a tremendous impact on a local and national level. Panelists included Dawn M. Cutillo, Owner, BeBalanced Hormone Weight Loss Centers and Deborah Harmon-Pugh, President and Editor-In-Chief, The Healthy Caregiver Community Foundation.


Special thanks to all our VIP Member Showcase participants:

LaCarole Faulkner, Legal Shield
Lucretia Coleman, Your Healthy Vibe
Jennifer Castillo, Mary Kay
Angela Geiger, NursePartners
Barbara Anisko, Kaplin Stewart Attorneys at Law


Register for upcoming NAPW Power Networking Events!



  • Connect with NAPW members and meet professional women in a variety of industries
  • Get an update from NAPW President Star Jones on the “State of NAPW”
  • Be inspired at the “Power of One” Panel and join Star as she conducts an exclusive, one-on-one interview with professional women who have made an impact in their community
  • Find your next big opportunity!

Left Bank Brasserie
San Jose, CA
Thursday, June 2nd

RSVP now!

University of Houston Alumni Association
O’Quinn Great Hall
Houston, TX
Tuesday, June 14th
6pm – 8pm

RSVP now!

For all event questions, contact NAPW at

See you there!


Attend a Diversity Career Fair!

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The Diversity Career Fair—where professionals netWORK for success—is your chance to explore new career opportunities, meet with top local and national organizations and experience the career success you want. Employers are looking for diverse professional candidates just like you!

 Register now!

San Jose McEnery Convention Center
San Jose, CA
Wednesday, June 1st

RSVP now!

George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, TX
Tuesday, June 14th

RSVP now!

NAACP National Convention Diversity Career Fair
Duke Energy Convention Center
Cincinnati, OH
Tuesday, July 19th

RSVP now!


NAPW & Professional Diversity Network are excited to present:


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Create your Pathway to Success with our Operation Graduate Program!

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NAPW members now have the opportunity to advance or complete their education at a fully accredited, nonprofit partner college or university through our educational partner, myFootpath, and its Operation Graduate program. Exclusive program features include:

  • Free Education Counselor – Gain one-on-one academic advice and access to helpful education resources.
  • Career Credit Assessment – Convert professional experience and training courses into academic credits.
  • Unique Scholarship Opportunity – Apply for the NAPW Operation Graduate Scholarship for up to $2,000 towards a degree for yourself and family members aged 22 and older.
  • Flexible Learning Options – Learn online or onsite at traditional campuses at partner institutions across the country.
  • Career-Focused Education – Select from a wide range of degree programs and fields of study.
  • Save Time and Money – NAPW members may complete their degree 40% faster with accelerated degree options and save as much as $6,500 in tuition.

Learn more now or Call 1-844-OPGRAD2 (674-7232).



Attention All NAPW BizWomen . . .
Take Advantage of our Partnership with! delivers the latest news focused on shaping women’s careers, developing your business, improving your bottom line and enhancing your lives. Even better, you’ll find additional NAPW blogs on bizwomen every week! While you’re there, sign up for The Business Journals newsletter to receive the latest news, original reporting, trend analysis and profiles of leading entrepreneurs. With around-the-clock, coast-to-coast coverage, you’ll connect with women who define leadership.

NAPW is proud to have Bizwomen in its family of partners!



(Benefits may vary depending on Membership Level)

Network with more than 850,000 Professionals

Over 200 Local Chapters Nationwide

NAPW eChapter

Attend Sponsored Events in Your Community

OnDemand eLearning

Discounts on Partner Offers

Live Seminars and Webinars

Member Spotlight Interview in Newsletter

Profile Featured on

Diamond Discounts
on Fine Products & Services

NAPW Professional Women of Excellence Awards

NAPW Career Center

NAPW National Networking Summit Series
Los Angeles, CA │Washington, DC

Membership in NAPW Pays for Itself!

“Be part of America’s largest, most powerful network for professional women.”
—Star Jones, President, NAPW


NAPW Applause

Shout it from the Rooftops!
Share Your Success with the NAPW Network!

We are excited to introduce a new section of our Member Connections newsletter, NAPW Applause, where we feature the accomplishments and success stories of NAPW members.

Simply provide us with information about your recent success, for example:

  • Completed a degree or certification
  • Landed a new job, received a raise or promotion
  • Created a philanthropic initiative
  • Started your own business
  • Received an award or honor for work in the community
  • Other accomplishments you would like to share

Please complete this form to be considered for inclusion in our newsletter.

Your success may also be applauded on our NAPW social media channels.

Be sure to follow us on FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter.




GET SOCIAL on NAPW Social Media!

Follow NAPW:
Facebook│ TwitterLinkedInInstagram

Let’s Talk! We want to hear all about your NAPW experiences for a chance to be featured on our social media sites.

Share your NAPW ‘Win’
Tell us how NAPW has helped you professionally.

Tell us why you  ♥ NAPW
Share your NAPW Testimonial with us.

Email submissions to



Connect with the NAPW Foundation on Social Media

Great News! You can connect with the NAPW Foundation and find out all the latest updates, news and information regarding our philanthropic partners—the American Heart Association, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Dress for Success and Girls Inc.—as well as Local Chapter monthly themed charitable initiatives and so much more!

Do you have something you’d like to share? Post it on our NAPW Foundation page on Facebook and tweet @NAPWFoundation.

Remember to “like us” on Facebook and “follow us” on Twitter while you’re there.


NAPW Member Spotlights Hit the Web!

Select VIP, Elite and Preferred members spotlighted in our Member Connections newsletter now have the chance to be featured on NAPW’s social media channels.
Feel inspired by what you see? Be sure to Like, Share and Re-Tweet.



Megan Bozzuto