National Association of Professional Women Inducts Jhenileen Libongco Barbour, Director of Business Development, Spagnvola, Into VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle

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Jhenileen Libongco Barbour is selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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I’m pleased to welcome Jhenileen 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 Jhenileen Libongco Barbour 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 Jhenileen 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.”

Self-motivated and results driven to succeed, Jhenileen Libongco Barbour is a seasoned professional who has constantly set her goals to keep pace with her highest aspirations for personal excellence. Throughout her career, she has exhibited exemplary teamwork, expertise, integrity and dedication.

Ms. Barbour is Director of Business Development at Spagnvola, which specializes in hand-crafted chocolate made from cacao beans harvested on a farm in the Dominican Republic. She has more than 15 years of experience in business, product development and marketing. Her expertise and skills include developing, implementing and managing innovative product development strategies and solutions.

In addition to her work with Spagnvola, Ms. Barbour is involved with the Thurgood Marshall Home Project as a board member, and is also an active member of the local Kiwanis, Rotary and NAACP. Dedicated to helping others in her community, she helps to provide mentoring, resources, after-school programs, programs for women and financial literacy programs.

Ms. Barbour’s professional goals include obtaining her project management certi cation, continuing to consult and to open her own business one day in the near future.

Awards & Accomplishments:
Bachelor of Business Management, University of San Diego, Management and Marketing; Thurgood Marshall Home Project Board Member; member of local Kiwanis, Rotary and NAACP

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 benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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