November Luncheon: Find Your Place at the Community Table

bannerJoin us for the November Professional Development Luncheon featuring Malinda Gaul who will speak to the importance of women’s involvement in civic organizations.  She’ll explain how to develop a focus to avoid burnout,  how to advance to a higher level of involvement, and an overview of options for community, professional and civic involvement.

In addition to being a Partner at Gaul and Dumont, Malinda Gaul is a National Director of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Vice-Chair of San Antonio Youth Literacy. Past positions include Texas President of AAUW and Past District Director of Business and Professional Women.

Her professional activities include being Director of the Texas Employment Lawyers Association, Charter President of the San Antonio National Employment Lawyers Association, Past President of Bexar County Women’s Bar Association, Past Chair of the State Bar of Texas Labor and Employment and Women in Law Sections, as well as a Life Fellow of the Texas and San Antonio Bar Foundations.  Ms. Gaul is an alum of Baylor University.

Cost is $20 for AWC Members or $25 for Non-Members. Networking & Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. with Lunch & Learn at 12 p.m. Payment can be made online or at the event. Select a ticket type and quantity that fits your preference. (Please note, online payment ends November 13 at 9 p.m. No shows will be billed.) RSVP now

 

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What PR & SM Pros Should be Learning from Each Other

An AWC National Webinar

cass_baileyPublic relations and social media clearly require different skill sets and the time and energy to be able to keep up with a constantly changing industry.  More and more they overlap, making it critical that the whole team responsible for the public voice of a company to be working in lock step.  In this webinar, Cassandra Bailey of Slice Communications will review the areas for greater collaboration, questions to ask, and strategies to share.  Attendees will find new opportunities, create deeper bonds, and identify greater efficiency in their own organizations.
Cass (Oryl) Bailey is the president and CEO of Slice Communications, an agency in Philadelphia with fully dedicated public relations and social media teams that provides clients with actionable content and data-oriented approaches. She believes that integrated public relations and social media efforts are vital to accomplishing business goals when looking to grow and expand awareness of a company.

Cass brings a wide variety of experiences to the communications strategies she develops for the firm’s clients. With a background in international politics, economics, and philosophy, communications has become her passion and she has been tapped by various industry associations and the media to share her insights and experiences in the field.

Before founding Slice, Cass was a senior account executive at one of the top public relations agencies in the northeast region. She began her career at Ketchum Public Relations in Washington, DC, and has also held positions with the Honorable Mark Oaten, Member of Parliament for Winchester; the Tory Party in the United Kingdom; and New Economy Strategies.

She is deeply involved with her community, serving as Chair of the Board for Tree House Books, Secretary of the Board for Hopeworks ‘N Camden, and member of the Red Cross Philadelphia Leadership Council. Cass graduated from The Catholic University of America with a degree in international politics, economics and philosophy.

Link to webinar sent via email after registration.

FREE to Members. $39 for non-members. Register now.

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Make 2017 Your Best Year Ever!

An AWC National Webinar – October 27 at 12 p.m.

Make 2017 Your Best Year Ever! presented by Mary Cantando

Learn the 10 best tips from women entrepreneurs across the country. Listen in while Mary Cantando, nationally-recognized Growth Expert and Founder of The Woman’s Advantage® Forum, shares the 10 best lessons from her 2017 Woman’s Advantage® Shared Wisdom Calendar.

Link to webinar is sent via email after registration. FREE to AWC Members. $39 for non-members. Register now.

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October Luncheon: What is SA300 & How it Can Benefit You

Join us for the October Professional Development Luncheon featuring Chief Operating Officer Asia Ciaravino of the San Antonio Tricentennial at Texas Land & Cattle Steak House.

The San Antonio Tricentennial Celebration is a once in a lifetime endeavor to commemorate San Antonio’s 300th anniversary in 2018.  A variety of initiatives are being explored within the arts, culture, education, military, businesses, community service, health, and wellness.  The Tricentennial Commission has centered itself on four marquee initiatives chosen to highlight the past, present, and future of San Antonio, our community, and our vibrant culture.

Asia Ciaravino was asked to represent Arts & Culture in an advisory and planning committee for the Tricentennial Celebration. Asia’s input soon proved to be invaluable to the Commission and she was offered the position of Chief Operating Officer alongside fellow University of Incarnate Word alum Edward Benavides as Chief Executive Officer.  Asia is no stranger to nonprofit management and leadership, having devoted 20 years to community driven organizations.

RSVP by Monday, October 17 at 9 p.m. Cost is $20 for members, $25 for non-members. Networking 11:30 a.m. Lunch & Learn at 12 p.m.

Use this link to RSVP. Pre-payment and Pay-at-the-Event options available online. (Please note, no shows will be billed.)

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Learn How a Communication Certification Can Help Professionally

An AWC National Webinar

Certified Communication Professional: How to Cleverly Use Your Smarts & Experience to Impress Employers and Clients presented by Jenny Eagle

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 12 p.m.

Learn about the latest version of the Certified Communications Professional designation and how you and your employer(s)/ client(s) will regularly benefit. Lots of examples and interactions as fellow AWC CCPs answer your questions. Link to webinar is distributed through email closer to the event.

Jennifer Engle, CCP, MPA, an award-winning marketing and communications professional, is a nationally recognized speaker, trainer, and author. As the owner and principal of jke marketing & communications, a Green Plus Certified business, she helps small- to mid-sized organizations grow, while incorporating sustainable practices into everyday operations.

A past national president of the Association for Women in Communications and one of Pennsylvania’s Top 50 Women in Business, Jenny also is a contributing author to The Success Guide for the Unstoppable Entrepreneur and The Unstoppable Woman’s Guide to Emotional Wellbeing, as well as a contributor to the PRNEWS Employee Communications Handbooks, the PRNEWS Guidebooks on CSR and Green Messaging, and HuffPost LiveVideo.

Jenny earned an MPA from Penn State University and a BS from Millersville University. She is a mentor and serves on numerous boards, including the AWC Matrix Foundation.

FREE for AWC Members. $39 for non-members. Register now.

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A Message from Our New President

I am the incoming president for the Association for Women in Communications San Antonio Chapter. I invite you, my PR and Communications professional peers, to join our organization. This year we are working hard to bring the most informative and interesting professional development luncheons to you. I encourage you to join this vital group of professionals TODAY!

Sara Rosales-Guerra
prez@awcsa.com

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