National Association of Professional Women Inducts Donna Figueroa, CEO of Arete Government Services, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle

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Donna Figueroa is selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession.

I’m pleased to welcome Donna into this exceptional group of professional women. Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Donna Figueroa as a 2017-2018 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in entrepreneurship. 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 Donna 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.”

Donna Figueroa is the CEO of Arete Government Services, which is located in Arlington, VA. In her role, she uses her skills and expertise in acquisition management and strategic planning to oversee the management of government contracts. Her company recently obtained a new government contract with the Department of Labor.

Ms. Figueroa is also launching the Ignite Institute for Leaders and its subsidiary, the Ignite Institute for Women. “I am in the process of editing my final submission for this year’s course curriculum,” she said. Ms. Figueroa is also a licensed Minister at the Greater Mt. Calvary Holy Church. “In addition to my regular ministerial functions, I also assist local residents with resume building, the interview process and job placement,” she explained.

Constantly giving back to her community, Ms. Figueroa works tirelessly to help disadvantaged residents. She is the Director of Sandy Fork Community Corporation, “a faith-based not-for- pro t organization devoted to customizing programs for the impoverished residents of Wilson, Nash and Edgecombe counties.” Currently, Ms. Figueroa is also working with North Carolina Community Cares to build a new building for veterans and moderate income families.

Awards & Accomplishments:
Bachelor of Science, Columbia Union College; Master’s, National Bible College and Seminary; Franklin Meritorious Honor Cash Award & Medal for Exemplary Performance, Department of State; member of National Contract Management
and PMI

About NAPW
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, unique tools and progressive bene ts, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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