What Every Woman Needs to Know: How To Master the "Fearless Ask"


Thursday, March 29, 2012
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Washington DC

We all know that if we don’t ask, we often don’t get the promotion, raise, or next client. This networking and executive development lunch addresses how to be absolutely “fearless” during these professional pursuits. We invite you to learn from our featured panelists about their most fearless career asks.

What did our panelists do to ensure positive results? Their stories will provide actionable outcomes for immediate practice. Electronic hand-held polling devices measure real-time audience opinions to create meaningful discussion and results — provided by Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies.

Meet The Panelists:

Jennifer Lawson

Jennifer Lawson
Senior Vice President, Television & Digital Video Content at The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). Jennifer is a public media guru and her experience in virtually every aspect of this industry is unmatched.  Recognized by Entertainment Weekly as one of “the 101 Most Influential People in Entertainment.”

Barbara Mullenex

Barbara Mullenex
Owner of OPX. As one of the few female owners of a major design firm in the city, Barbara built OPX by developing a culture that started with her own set of values and beliefs that involve “giving back and getting involved.” Barbara isknown as an “amazing leader,” and an “inspiring mentor” with “passion for thedesign community.”

Bonnie Shaw

Bonnie Shaw
Director of Strategy at iStrategy Labs, an agency that engages communities through creative marketing, experimental uses of social media and civic innovation programs. Bonnie is also a serial social innovator.  She is Founder of Snap-Shot-City and Dean of The Awesome Foundation – DC Chapter.


About Washington Women’s Weekly
Washington Women’s Weekly is dedicated to helping professional women achieve their greatest potential through the guidance, leadership and inspiration of other highly accomplished women. The philosophy in creating this venue is to connect powerful women in Washington, DC with the next generation of trailblazers. Research shows that highly successful professionals reach their potential through mentors, role models, networking and knowledge. Washington Women’s Weekly combines these tools to help women move into the upper echelons of businesses and organizations as well as becoming enterprising entrepreneurs.

The Ritz-Carlton
1150 22nd Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20037

Tahera Zamanzada

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