NAPW Inducts Dr. Laurie J. Wolf, Associate Professor / Director of Theater, College of William and Mary, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle

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Dr. Laurie J. Wolf selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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I’m pleased to welcome Laurie into this exceptional group of professional women. She is a great example of how education and passion can lead to new pathways to success.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Dr. Laurie J. Wolf as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in higher education. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 700,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to welcome Laurie into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “She is a great example of how education and passion can lead to new pathways to success.”

Dr. Laurie J. Wolf is an Associate Professor and Director of Theater at the College of William and Mary. There, she uses her extensive knowledge of drama and theater history to teach history, playwriting and dramatic theory and criticism in the Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance.

A sponsor of Premiere Theatre and Playwright’s Playground, two forums for producing new writing, Dr. Wolf has directed "The Authorities", an original play accepted for the NYC Fringe Festival, Marat / Sade for William and Mary Theatre and Candida for VSF / Wedgwood Renaissance productions.

Dr. Wolf received her Doctorate in Theater from UCLA. She has won the 2015 Woman of the Year Award from Forbes Magazine and the 2012 Plumeri Award for Excellence, Teaching and Research. She is an active member of the Association of Theater in Higher Education, the American Society for Theater Research, Black Theater Network and the Society for Stage Directors and Choreographers.

For her determination in achieving success grounded in her most personal standards of excellence, Dr. Wolf is a role model and inspiration to the membership of NAPW.

Awards & Accomplishments: Doctorate, UCLA, Theater and Theater History; member of Association of Theater in Higher Education, American Society for Theater Research, Black Theater Network, Society for Stage Directors and Choreographers

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

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