Announcements, Member Connections Newsletter

November 2014 Announcements


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

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Welcome to the new NAPW Career Center.

Our goal is to help women in every industry reach career and business success.
Yes, we’re working for you!

We offer you the ability to connect with employers, upload your resume, customize your job search and receive job alerts.

Whether looking to make a power move into the executive suite, seeking mid-career advancement or searching for a new career path, your job search starts here… in the all new and improved NAPW Career Center!

If you’re a business owner, entrepreneur or a professional woman looking to post a job or find special talent, the NAPW Career Center works for you, too!

NAPW Career Center is your job search connection… it’s better than ever!


NAPW Regional Networking Summits and
NAPW National Networking Summit
Summer 2015

Your Power Network keeps getting stronger! NAPW Regional 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, with our National Networking Summit in NYC.
We’ll keep you posted with updates as soon as they come in!


Professional & Technology Diversity Career Fair
Featuring our NAPW Power Networking Event

The Professional & Technology Diversity Career Fair 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!


Career Fairs with an NAPW Power Networking Event

  • Network with executive recruiters from Fortune 50 and 100 companies
  • Network with other NAPW members
  • Connect with employers in a fun, relaxed setting
  • Find your next big opportunity!

Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Career Fair 11am-4pm
NAPW Power Networking Event 5pm-7pm
RSVP now!

Los Angeles Airport Marriott
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Career Fair 11am-4pm
NAPW Power Networking Event 5pm-7pm
RSVP now!

For all event questions, contact PDN today.

See you there!



Exclusive Contest for NAPW Members!*

Enter to Win Tickets to
Oprah’s “The Life You Want” Weekend

NAPW wants to know: Who inspires you to live the life you want, to be the best you can be, to fulfill your greatest potential? Tell us now and you could win two (2) tickets to Oprah’s “The Life You Want” Weekend.

Visit our Facebook page to enter in 2 easy steps:

1. Like the contest post
2. Leave a comment with the following…

• Tag a woman who inspires you to fulfill your greatest potential
(she doesn’t have to be an NAPW member)
• Include 3 words describing this woman
• Include the city you want tickets for

Cities and Dates:
Seattle: November 7 & 8
San Jose: November 14 & 15

Visit us on Facebook now to enter to win!

Good Luck!

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*Winners will be randomly selected and must be NAPW members in active standing.



Star Powers Diversity!
Announcing the Merger of PDN / NAPW

It is with great pride that we announce to all of you that the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) merged with Professional Diversity Network (PDN).

As a result of this merger, Star Jones becomes the President (NASDQ: IPDN), will continue to lead the National Association of Professional Women  – and will have the privilege, honor and humbling responsibility of becoming the youngest of the small circle of African-American women in the US leading a public company.

Read all about the PDN / NAPW merger in our official press release and check out Star’s blog for even more information about what the merger means to you!

Watch Star on Windy City Live now and learn all about Professional Diversity Network and some great new benefits, products and services for you!

For more information on PDN and NAPW, visit our websites now!



We Did It!
Nearly $12,000 Raised on Our Call For A Cure!

On behalf of Star Jones, NAPW President; and Louise Newsome, National Director of Chapters we thank you for helping us exceed our fundraising goals to help find a cure for breast cancer in support of NAPW Foundation partner
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Our Call For A Cure was hosted by Star, created by Louise and featured Myra Biblowit, CEO, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation; Dr. Holly Phillips, CBS Medical Contributor; and Dr. Judy Garber, BCRF Researcher. Everyone on the Call helped save lives, raised funds and received insightful, informative updates about:

• The latest breast cancer research
• Breast health tips and advice
• The importance of self-exams and mammograms
• Powerful ways to stay strong, healthy and breast cancer aware




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

Taking higher education to a whole new level, NAPW 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. 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. Remember to “like us” on Facebook and follow us on Twitter while you’re there.




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!

Nominate Your Woman of Influence Now!
Deadline November 7, 2014

Do you know a Woman of Influence in NY, Chicago or LA? Nominate her by November 7, 2014 for special recognition from Bizwomen/American City Business Journals. For details and nomination forms, click a city below.

New York



Make sure to include “NAPW” in the company or address line on the nomination form so that we can track nominations from our members.




(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 Center

Professional Certification Programs
(Coming Soon!)

NAPW Regional Networking Summits (in 5 regions)
(Coming Summer 2015!)

NAPW National Networking Summit (in NYC)
(Coming Summer 2015!)

NAPW Membership Pays for Itself!

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


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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, Women360.

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.

Connect with NAPW online, between newsletters! Follow us for daily updates, important news about professional women, Local Chapters, deals, rewards and much more.


Megan Bozzuto