Announcements, Member Connections Newsletter

NAPW September 2014 Announcements


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

They’re Here!
Meet the 2014 NAPW Rising Stars Education Scholarship Winners!

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FIRST PLACE WINNER — $5000 Scholarship

Christine Penn
Palmdale, CA
California State University, Long Beach
Daughter of Maureen Penn


AWARD WINNERS — $2500 Scholarship

Samantha Thompson
Wilmington, NC
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Daughter of Erika Thompson

Kara Kundert
Mountain View, CA
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Daughter of Mary Glanville

Nicole Lide
League City, TX
Texas Tech University
Daughter of Anna Lide

Shannon Vick
Spring, TX
Baylor University
Daughter of Valeria Collier-Vick

Read more about our Rising Stars Education Scholarship winners in our Women360 blog post!



Start Here For A New Career!
NAPW Career Services Partners with
University of Phoenix
$1500 Tuition Reduction and New Professional Development Program

Taking higher education to a whole new level, NAPW Career Services is proud to partner with University of Phoenix, providing VIP and Elite members with a $1500 tuition reduction off any degree or credit bearing certification program. The University of Phoenix launches the Professional Development Series with the “Build Your Brand” seminar offered at the NAPW National Networking Summits in Washington, DC; Chicago, IL; Miami, FL; Dallas, TX and Los Angeles, CA. This professional development opportunity can set your career on a whole new journey! More details to come…


Get Connected!
NAPW Foundation Now on Facebook and Twitter

Great News! Now 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 — Local Chapter monthly themed charitable initiatives and so much more! Have something you’d like to share, post it on NAPWFoundation and Tweet @NAPWFoundation. And, remember to “like us” on Facebook and follow us on Twitter while you’re there.


NAPW National Networking Summits

Your Power Network keeps getting stronger! NAPW National Networking Summits offer even more networking opportunities for you to connect with over 500 professional women in your region. Summit cities include Washington, DC; Miami, FL; Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA; and Dallas, TX. We’ll keep you posted with updates as soon as they come in!



Attention All NAPW BizWomen…
Announcing Our Great New Partnership with! delivers the latest news focused on shaping women’s careers, developing your business, improving your bottom line and enhancing your lives. That’s why NAPW is proud to announce our great new partnership with bizwomen/The Business Journals! Even better, now you’ll find additional NAPW blogs on bizwomen every week! While you’re there, sign up for bizwomen/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. Help us welcome to NAPW’s proud family of partnerships!


It’s Here!
NAPW’s Women’s Networking App
Download It Now!


You’ve got the power! Networking Power… right at your fingertips – with NAPW’s App. Now you can stay up to date on all NAPW events, search Local Chapters in and around your area and look for members. After searching for members, you can simply contact them directly from your mobile device – a great, convenient way to increase your network, especially while you’re traveling or on the go!

Get the NAPW Women’s Networking App now from Google Play and iTunes! And, watch for updates as we have even more new features coming soon!




(Benefits may vary depending on Membership Level)

Network with over 600,000 Professionals

NAPW National Networking Conference

Nearly 300 Local Chapters Nationwide

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 Services

Professional Certification Programs
(Coming Soon!)

NAPW National Networking Summits (in 5 regions)
(Coming Soon!)

Membership in NAPW Pays for Itself!

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



NAPW Diamond Discounts
We’ve Moved to a New Location

You can find Diamond Discounts under the Member Discounts Tab at the top of the front page of the Member Connections newsletter. Plus, you’ll find additional partnership offers there!


We’ve Moved…
Our Local Chapter News Section


Upcoming events. New Chapter announcements. Past event highlights.
You’ll find all of that and more in our Local Chapter news section. Click here to read all about it!



Star Jones Appointed to New Role as President of NAPW

NAPW is proud of our own “Rising Star” – Star Jones! And, here’s what she has to say about it.

“NAPW defines success as ‘owning your own power,’” says Star. “I am proud and honored to be the President of such a diverse, all-encompassing professional women’s networking organization. The development team and I have worked diligently to create and strengthen our already successful professional platform. As President of NAPW, I hope to further develop effective, efficient and high-quality benefits and access to our expert networking systems for our members as well as to expand the organization’s future success. 2014 is our Year of Action!”

Join Star in the President’s Circle here. And, read more about her on, and in F.I.N.E. Success!


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Calling All Bloggers…
Share Your Expertise on Women360

Are you a leader in your industry? Share your expertise, advice, knowledge and tips with NAPW members. Gain exposure for your business and contribute thought-provoking content. Become a guest blogger on NAPW’s blog, Women 360. Contact Olisa Adger at today.



Introducing NAPW’s Member Spotlight board on NAPW’s Pinterest Page!

Exclusively for VIP, Elite and Preferred members, this new promotional feature offers members highlighted in the Member Spotlight section of our newsletter an outstanding opportunity to opt in to have their photo and link to their NAPW profile pinned to NAPW’s Member Spotlight board. For more information, contact now.

Remember: Follow NAPW on Pinterest, mention us in your pins (NAPW) and make sure to re-pin us, especially if you are featured in Member Spotlight.

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Megan Bozzuto