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
In this session, receive practical help with how to better manage yourself, teams, schedules & other resources for success. About this Event Increase your chances of success with practical project management best practices. The ability to effectively manage projects can help you reduce your stress level, be more productive, get that promotion, or take on
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
AWC Detroit is ringing in the new year with our 2020 New Year’s Mixer! This event is free to members and non-members. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone for an evening of meeting new friends and catching up with old ones! Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan will be providing a delicious selection of appetizers.
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
Kristie is a content strategist with a master of science degree in communications who works for non-profit SME, promoting the manufacturing industry. A recent Chicago transplant, she lives in downtown Detroit with her husband and senior dog, Babe.
AWC Detroit member Beth Monicatti Blank shares how her company, All Seasons Communications, launched an effective marketing campaign and website for long-time client, the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association.
Marketing is a constantly changing landscape with new technologies, trends, and methods rocking the boat. AWC Detroit member Allison LaRose, co-founder of Alto Rose, is poised to offer state-of-the-art marketing strategy and effective digital content.
Sue Voyles, who served on the planning committee and represented the Detroit Chapter at the 2019 AWC National Conference, reports on the ideas and strategies shared by the panelists at the session on creating and leveraging your personal brand.
After years of private sector experience working in marketing and as a copywriter, and in higher education as a writing instructor, Janet established her own business in 2015 as a freelance writer and editor who also offers academic support services.