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Member Profile: Anne Doyle

2020-05-05T16:05:46-04:00May 5, 2020|

Anne is a returning long-time AWC member who is an outstanding advocate in powering global women achievers to become leaders. She is an author, founder of POWERING UP WOMEN, LLC, currently hosts two podcasts and is the President of the Michigan chapter of the International Women’s Forum. She started her career as a trailblazing journalist who fought for women’s equality in front-line media roles.

In memory of Jeanne Gerritsen

2020-03-24T09:52:01-04:00March 24, 2020|

Jeanne Gerritsen, past President of AWC Detroit Sadly, Jeanne Gerritsen, 85, recently passed away.  She was a woman business owner, NAWBO member, past President of the AWC Detroit chapter, Peace Corps volunteer, world traveler, student, poet, and painter.  Jeanne was a long-time member of the Association of Women in Communications, starting in the 1960s, often

Member Molly MacDonald Receives AARP Purpose Prize Fellow Award

2020-01-30T10:33:52-05:00January 30, 2020|

It’s one thing to see your name in lights, but your photo blown up and placed on a Manhattan skyscraper? Well, ask Molly MacDonald how it feels.  Her photo was prominently displayed in lights this past December as a 2019 AARP® Purpose Prize® fellow.  Molly was one of 9 AARP Purpose Prize fellows, an award

A New Book Interview with the Agent of Legend Helen Thomas

2020-01-20T17:26:49-05:00January 20, 2020|

By Patricia Anstett Thousands of American girls have grown up wanting to be journalists because of Helen Thomas, a legendary dean of the White House Press Corps.  Thomas, the long-time Washington, D.C. bureau chief for United Press International, a Detroiter, was a tough questioner, grilling presidents from John F. Kennedy through Barack Obama. “I