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THE ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN COMMUNICATIONS DETROIT CHAPTER

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Navigating the Path to Leadership in Corporate Communications

October 21, 2018|

Renee Rashid-Merem, a General Motors communications executive with vast Fortune 100 company experience, shared practical tips for leadership development and career navigation at our 2018 Leadership Summit. In this Q&A, she talks about key points, challenges and influences in her own career.

Authenticity and Service – The Hallmark of Non-Profit Leadership

October 17, 2018|

Meet Summit speaker Dr. Darienne Driver and get a glimpse into her leadership style in her new role as CEO of United Way for Southeastern Michigan. A former Detroit Public Schools teacher and most recently superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools, she assumed leadership of the non-profit agency in mid-2018.

Leaving the Security of a “Regular” Job for Entrepreneurship

October 15, 2018|

Jocelyn K. Allen joined forces with Chandra S. Lewis in 2015 to form The Allen Lewis Agency, a full-service transformational agency committed to helping clients tell their stories, build their brands, and commemorate experiences. AWC Detroit asked her a few questions about her career journey in public relations and marketing.

Driving Literacy in the D

Is it a birdhouse? An alarm box? A dollhouse? No, it’s a “Little Free Library” and they’re cropping up all over town. AWC Detroit has joined the effort to plant them in the community to make books more accessible to children and adults.

See more about AWC Detroit’s five “little library” installations in 2018. 

Learn about our literacy initiative

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

Lydia Sanchez Merritt

Lydia is responsible for course management and communications for an online public health program at Michigan State University. She is currently working on a master’s degree in strategic communications at MSU and loves helping friends and associates with creative media.

 

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