Jamie Foster Brown, publisher and founder of Sister 2 Sister magazine, and Maria Rodriguez, president and co-founder of Vanguard Communications, will be honored at the Association for Women in Communications, Washington, DC Chapter (AWC-DC) 2004 Matrix Awards on Monday, May 17 at the National Press Club. Each year, AWC-DC honors top women communicators with the Matrix Award for Professional Achievement. In addition to recognizing communications professionals, AWC-DC also awards a Student Scholarship, sponsored by the Gannett Foundation, to outstanding communications students at a university or college in the Washington metro area. This year's student scholarship winner is Nicole Marie Melton, a junior at Howard University. Event: 2004 Matrix Awards Date: Monday, May 17, 2004 Time: 11:30a.m -1:30 p.m. Location: National Press Club - Ballroom 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC Honorees: Jamie Foster Brown, publisher and founder of Sister 2 Sister magazine Maria Rodriguez, president and co-founder of Vanguard Communications Cost: $75 AWC-DC members; $50 AWC-DC Student or Retired Members; $95 nonmembers; an additional $10.00 fee will be charged at the door. RSVP: RSVP by Friday, May 14 at www.awcdc.net. Contact: For more information contact Debbie Friez at 202-419-1850 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit us on the web at www.awcdc.net. The Association for Women in Communications (www.womcom.org), founded in 1909 as Theta Sigma Phi, is an international non-profit association of more than 7,500 members. The Washington, DC Chapter was founded in 1927 and today is one of the largest professional chapters. AWC champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership and positioning its members at the forefront of the evolving communications era. There are more than 100 professional and student chapters around the world, and the association maintains a strong network of independent members who live beyond the reach of local chapters.
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ContactsAssociation for Women in Communications (AWC-DC)
Debbie Friez, 202-419-1850