I’m pleased to welcome Michelle into this exceptional group of professional women. She is a great example of how education and passion can lead to new pathways to success.
Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2015
The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Michelle Lopes Maldonado as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in 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 Michelle 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.”
As Vice President of the American Public University System, Ms. Maldonado provides strategic leadership, vision and management within the organization, helping to generate growth and success. Her integrative experience allows for relationship opportunities between business professionals that boasts a collaborative approach.
“I have a passion for creating ‘conscious’ cultures that support successful and sustainable leaders, organizations and stakeholder communities,” said Ms. Maldonado. As a seasoned professional, her insight into strategic planning, operational effectiveness and metrics and reporting practices makes her a thought leader who is highly regarded by staff and colleagues.
A motivating source for others, Ms. Maldonado understands the stress that any job – large or small – can have on others. As an innovator, coach and mentor, she launched AWAKE@APUS, the University’s employee mindful meditation program, and Inspire, a thought leadership series for individual and workplace transformation.
Awards & Accomplishments: Juris Doctor, George Washington University; AWAKE @ APUS
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.