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AWCNJ Newsletter for Members and Friends
March 2015
Your Best You - Tapping the Leader Within - Thursday, April 16
Kathleen Cashman - Presenter

AWCNJ is co-hosting a networking event and educational workshop with The Association for Women in Computing of Northern NJ (AWC-NNJ) on Thursday, April 16, from 6:00-9:00 p.m.


Catch up with colleagues and friends, and meet new ones, over a light buffet dinner (pasta, sandwiches, salad, beverages and dessert). All are welcome!


Kathleen Cashman will facilitate Your Best You - Tapping the Leader Within, a two-hour workshop that will help attendees identify leadership skills and formulate a personal action plan to develop and utilize them right away. It includes a guided discussion with targeted outcomes; participants will leave with ideas for action and practical application.


Cost: $10 for members, $20 for non-members

Location: Madison Community House, 25 Cook Ave, Madison, NJ 07940


About Kathleen Cashman
Kathleen Cashman is an adjunct professor to the Rutgers University, Masters of Business and Science Program, which is part of the Professional Science Masters field. She leads the Communication and Leadership programs, internships for all MBS students and is the Executive Business Coach to the entire STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) student population.

Kathleen also teaches at Montclair State University within the MBA Program. Kathleen earned a BS degree from Seton Hall University in Marketing and an MBA in Management from Farleigh Dickinson University. She is the President of the NJAWBO Southern Region.  


Understanding Different Generations in the Workplace
AWCNJ recently held a fascinating and informative presentation by Laurel Bernstein, Executive Coach, titled "Millennials, Gen Xers, Boomers and the Silent Generation: How to Communicate So Everyone Understands."
Click here to read more.
The Clarion Awards 
Enter Now!  

National AWC is now accepting applications for the 2015 Clarion Awards! Get recognized for your accomplishments in 2014 by submitting your entry by April 13, 2015. The competition is open to all: women and men, individuals and organizations, AWC members and non-members alike.


All entries must be received by April 13, 2015. Click here for more info.
Spring Membership Drive: March 1- April 30
Save Big During AWC's Membership Drive!

Our spring membership drive begins now! If you're not a member yet, now is the best time to join AWCNJ with an opportunity to save $70 (National AWC is waiving the $50 application fee and we're waiving our $20 NJ chapter fee).


Click here to learn more about the benefits of joining AWCNJ. To join, make sure you select AWCNJ as your local chapter.


If you're already a member of AWCNJ, then you know what a great professional organization it is. Please spread the word to your colleagues and friends, especially right now. There are also referral incentives for members too!

AWC's Upcoming "Know to Grow" Webinar
"What is it you do, exactly?"
Presenter: Alicia DiGennaro
Wednesday, March 11 at 1 p.m. ET

"What is it you do, exactly?" Communicators get asked this question all the time!

National AWC is hosting its next Know to Grow webinar with presenter and AWC member Alicia DiGennaro, who shares stories and lessons learned through her 20+ year career in internal communications. We all know effective internal communication is critical for creating an engaged workforce and a successful company. Alicia has worked for Subway Restaurants, Comcast Cable, and Hubbell Incorporated, and has seen the differences and similarities in internal communication across these different companies.

The event is FREE TO MEMBERS of the Association for Women in Communications. Non-member cost is $39.00.

For more information, visit the National AWC's professional development page.
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AWCNJ March 2015 Newsletter
Your Best You - Tapping the Leader Within - Thursday, April 16
Understanding Different Generations in the Workplace: Recap of February Event with Laurel Bernstein
The Clarion Awards
Join AWCNJ and Save $$
AWC's Upcoming "Know to Grow" Webinar

AWCNJ is looking for talented members to join our Board and Committees. We have openings for the following: Membership, Corporate Relations, and Secretary.


If you're a member in good standing and would like to become more actively involved by making a two-year commitment as a Board member, click here for more info or contact us at