As President of NAPW, I will continue creating effective, efficient and high-quality benefits and access to our expert networking systems for our members so they can increase their career and business success.
New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2014
The National Association of Professional Women announced today that Star Jones, President, will be hosting an exclusive two-hour NAPW Power Networking Event at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 from 5pm to 7pm.
This outstanding networking event taking place after the Professional & Technology Diversity Career Fair affords NAPW members the opportunity to network with executive recruiters from Fortune 50 and 100 companies; connect with other NAPW members; and meet with employers in a fun, relaxed setting so they can find their next big career opportunity. NAPW members can register here.
“NAPW defines success as ‘owning your own power,’” said Ms. Jones. “My team and I created our new series of NAPW Power Networking Events so that our diverse membership has first-hand access to major companies and recruiters seeking the talent, dedication and commitment of professional women. Diversity and inclusion is proven to increase business’ bottom lines. As President of NAPW, I will continue creating effective, efficient and high-quality benefits and access to our expert networking systems for our members so they can increase their career and business success. Our new NAPW Power Networking Events are just the beginning!”
Additionally, NAPW will have a table set up at the Professional Technology & Diversity Career Fair, taking place from 11am to 4pm, so that any woman attending the fair can find out more information about becoming a member of NAPW. The fair offers all levels of job seekers a chance to explore new career opportunities and make connections with top local and national organizations and executive recruiters. The day’s event includes a special US Veterans initiative as well.
NAPW encourages all professional women in the Chicago area to visit NAPW’s table at the Career Fair and explore all the benefits of membership.
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NAPW defines success as “owning your own power.” As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 300 Local Chapters. NAPW members have diverse backgrounds, beliefs, perspectives and lifestyles with one common bond – their ability to succeed.
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 benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.
ABOUT STAR JONES
In 2014, Star Jones became President of Professional Diversity Network, and at 52, is the youngest of the small circle of African-American women in the US who lead a publicly traded company. As part of her responsibilities, Star leads a team dedicated to supporting and advocating for an over 4-million member network of diverse job seekers along with providing expanded career opportunities for over 600,000 diverse professional women members in the nearly 300 chapters of the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW). Star has responsibility for the overall development, expansion, integration and implementation of Professional Diversity Network (PDN) development and programming strategy by utilizing the collective strength of the PDN affiliate companies, members, partners, technology and unique proprietary platform to set the standard in business diversity recruiting, networking and professional development for women, minorities, veterans, LGBT and disabled persons nationally. Additionally, Star will serve as PDNs "brand ambassador,” conveying the message, brand and image worldwide.
Since 2011, Star has been the face of American Heart Association's (AHA) National Go Red efforts as National Volunteer. She has lobbied Congress on behalf of AHA and was asked by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to speak at the National Day of Service on heart health during President Obama's 2013 Inauguration. She passionately continues to utilize her name, voice, time and international media platform to combat cardiovascular disease - the nation's number one killer.