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THE ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN COMMUNICATIONS DETROIT CHAPTER

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How to Spot Fake News before You Share It

July 3, 2018|

Detroit-based reporter Chastity Pratt Dawsey shared tips from Bridge Magazine’s truth squad during her AWC national webcast presentation on the role of investigative journalism in the age of “fake news.” Chastity covers Michigan’s cities and urban affairs for Bridge and is an AWC Detroit Vanguard Award winner.

How I Got into MarCom and Acquired Digital Skills to Rebrand a Website

June 18, 2018|

Steve Jobs’ advice: “stay hungry, stay foolish” motivated Junkai Wang to expand her skill set and career opportunities. Educated in China and France to be a trilingual negotiator in international trade, she shares how she pivoted into marketing communications and acquired technical skills to rebrand a corporate website.

What I Learned about Freelance Writing from the Movie-Making Biz

May 14, 2018|

Freelance writers need every ounce of inspiration to earn a buck or two and keep going when things get tough. Here’s what Pam Houghton learned from Michigan-based movie-makers at an AWC Detroit program back in 2010 that has stuck with her.

BUSINESS PROFILE: Stage 3 Productions

April 13, 2018|

Stage 3 Productions in Warren, Mich. offers state-of-the-art studio facilities and creative services for print and video productions. Several AWC members recently participated in photo shoots there, thanks to Beth Farley, Stage 3 art director and AWC marketing team member.

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 the unveiling of AWC Detroit’s first “little library” and 2018 plans for five library installations. 

Learn about our literacy initiative

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

Emily Shirden

Emily Shirden relocated from Chicago to Detroit in 2014 to help build Finn Partners, which now employs nearly 20 full-time communications professionals. With over 15 years in the PR biz and particular experience with national health organizations, she was recently acknowledged as a “PR Guru” by pharmaceutical marketing journal PM360.

 

Meet Emily

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How to Spot Fake News before You Share It

July 3, 2018|

How I Got into MarCom and Acquired Digital Skills to Rebrand a Website

June 18, 2018|

What I Learned about Freelance Writing from the Movie-Making Biz

May 14, 2018|

BUSINESS PROFILE: Stage 3 Productions

April 13, 2018|

NICHES: What It’s Like to be a Restaurant Reviewer

March 20, 2018|

AWC Detroit Refreshes Its Brand!

March 6, 2018|

How to Promote Your Event on Social Media

March 6, 2018|

How Do You Handle Internet and Social Media Distractions?

February 19, 2018|

12 Timeless Tips for Career Success

February 6, 2018|

Business Profile: Diva Tech Talk

May 13, 2017|

The Perks of Having a Mentor

May 9, 2017|

LinkedIn Tips and Tricks

February 14, 2017|

To Live Stream or Not to Live Stream? That is the Question

February 11, 2017|

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AWC Detroit is the premiere organization uniting communicators across diverse communications disciplines.

Our mission:

  • Elevate our members by providing opportunities to learn and make connections.
  • Champion the advancement of women by recognizing excellence and promoting leadership.
  • Inspire literacy, a critical cause for all communicators, through advocacy.
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