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Save or Win $$! The Fall Membership Drive Is Underway!

The Association for Women in Communications (AWC) fall membership drive will run between October 1 and November 30. Any new member who signs up during this two-month window will save $50 off the membership fee! We look forward to meeting new colleagues and friends who take advantage of this opportunity. And current AWC members can win some awesome prizes by bringing […]

Vanessa Gallant: Building a Communications Career with AWC

“I got two jobs and a husband through AWC,” says Vanessa Gallant with a laugh. A 20-year Seattle Chapter member, Vanessa first joined AWC as a senior at the University of Oregon, and credits the organization with her early career success. Today, as senior manager in internal communications at T-Mobile, Vanessa supports senior executives and develops […]

Help Lead Our Chapter: Join the Board of Directors!

Serving on the AWC Seattle Board of Directors offers the chance to have a direct impact on the benefits the Chapter offers and the programs we develop. Wherever you are on your career path, getting involved on the Board gives you the opportunity to share your expertise and learn from professionals working in a variety of […]

Report on Our Chapter’s 2016 Planning Forum

In the fall of 2016, the Seattle Chapter invited members and interested non-members to a forum on the Chapter’s future plans. Nearly 30 people attended and offered their insights into what they value from a professional association such as ours. The Chapter Board is working on determining how best to implement the key recommendations. We encourage our […]

We Support Student Press Freedom!

In keeping with AWC’s longstanding commitment to the First Amendment rights and responsibilities of communicators, the Chapter Board of Directors voted unanimously to support proposed legislation to ensure freedom of the press for student journalists. Seattle Chapter President Connie Mennie sent a message to all members of the Washington State Senate in support of SB […]

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