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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 […]

A Successful “Navigation”!

AWC Seattle and Women in Tech teamed up for an informative discussion of “Navigating the Intersection of Marketing and Technology.” The nearly 30 attendees enjoyed networking while noshing on tasty and hearty food provided by the evening’s host, TUNE. AWC Seattle sincerely thanks TUNE for their hospitality, and Women in Tech for their partnership, to create this successful […]

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 […]

Seattle Member Wins National Award

We are delighted to announce that AWC Seattle member Kearsten Holmdale has been recognized by AWC National with a Chapter Star Award. Kearsten was honored for going “above and beyond” her volunteer commitments to AWC Seattle, notably working on the Programs Committee between 2014 and 2016 and helping to put on the very successful “Media […]

Passing of Longtime Member Marilyn Farrell

We are sad to share the news of the passing of longtime AWC member Marilyn J. Farrell. Marilyn was the Seattle Chapter President in 1991-1992 and received the Georgina MacDougall Davis Founder’s Award in 2002. Marilyn served in several local AWC board and volunteer positions over the years, was our Chapter photographer for many years, and graciously donated her wonderful […]

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