National Association of Professional Women Inducts Marion Behr, Owner of WWH Press LLC, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle

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Marion Behr is selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

Anyone who hears the dreaded words, ‘You have cancer,’ needs to read this. Professionals, survivors, caregivers, doctors...sharing their stories and offering information and hope.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Marion Behr as a 2017-2018 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members, a thriving eChapter and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to welcome Marion into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones.“Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”

Ms. Behr’s professional title is Owner of WWH Press LLC. She is the Publisher, Compiler and Illustrator of "Surviving Cancer: Our Voices and Choices," which has been awarded three medals, including the IPPY Gold in Health and Wellness. This highly acclaimed book contains over 70 articles from top doctors, oncologists, healthcare providers, survivors and other cancer-related experts. Her children encouraged Marion to get a mammogram. A small cancer was found. The concept for a book was born. Twenty percent of the proceeds go to cancer-related organizations and hospitals.

Pat Buzby from Goodreads wrote: “Anyone who hears the dreaded words, ‘You have cancer,’ needs to read this. Professionals, survivors, caregivers, doctors...sharing their stories and offering information and hope.” You can find "Surviving Cancer: Our Voices & Choices" on Barnes and Noble online:; Amazon: amzn. com/0615856004; Google Books and, as well as in many libraries.

Ms. Behr also co-authored, published and compiled two editions of "Women Working Home: The Homebased Business Guide and Directory." She conceived of and co-founded the National Alliance of Homebased Business Women and was the organization’s first president. Ms. Behr fought for rights of home workers in the US Labor Department and before Senators Ted Kennedy and Orrin Hatch. Also, with her husband, she co-invented and patented the first sustainable, acid-free graphic etching process, a green breakthrough for which she was awarded the Charles A. Lindbergh Grant in Arts and Humanities. She taught the process in US universities to Inuit artists at Holman in Canada, as well as in Mexico, New Zealand and Morocco.

Accomplishments & Awards:
MFA, Syracuse University; Received a presidential appointment from President Reagan for the White House Small Business Conference; past recipient of New Jersey Women in Business Advocate of the Year Award; National runner- up from the US Small Business Administration

About NAPW
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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