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Chapter President: Deborah Leaner
Phone: 301-503-9549

             Congratulations to the Washington, DC Chapter for winning the 
                      "NAPW 2014 ACHIEVEMENT AWARD"

I am so excited to serve the Washington DC Chapter and the Eastern Region.  We have an awesome team of ladies available to serve you. As Washington DC Local Chapter President and Eastern Regional Manager, I will be working towards taking the Region to the next level of professional networking for our NAPW members.

Deborah Leaner
Washington, DC Local Chapter President
Eastern Regional Manager

CT, DE, MD, MA, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA,  Wash., DC

Vision Statement
We empower women to develop the whole self.

Mission Statement

We connect women through networking, tools and resources and a call to action.

Chapter Leadership Team
Linda Nivens--Vice President
Lauren-Nikai Harry--Secretary
Chereace Richards--Treasurer

August is Don't Be A Bully "DBAB" Month
43% of all school aged children have been bullied while online and 1 in 5 of all children admit to being a bully or doing some bullying (Facts:


August NAPW Cyber Bullying Webinar
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Click on "Register Now" below to join us!

Join us as we host a very special cyberbullying webinar. 

We will interview Maurice Kinsey, Cyber Bullying Prevention Speaker. 

In this interview we will disucss: 

  • What cyber bullying is, where and why it happens
  • how to identify if your child is a victim of cyberbullying
  • how to identify if your child is a bully or participating in cyberbullying activity
  • how we can take an active role in cyberbullying 





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Greetings! New DC Chapter Member- Mercedes Teasley

Hi All! I'm a new member assigned to the Washington, D.C. Chapter of NAPW. I'm excited to be a part of this organization, as the growth, mentorship, career, relationship and friendship opportunities seem undeniable! I currently reside in the Wilmington, Delaware area; however, I'm looking to make a move back the DMV area within the next year. Also, as it stands, I am in Brand Marketing Operations for a Fortune 500 finance company; I'm in the process of changing to Public Relations/Communicatio... Read More


DC Discover Arbonne

All are welcome to join us on Sunday July 27 at Kafe' Bohem, 600 Florida Ave. NW, Washington, DC from 3pm - 5pm. Find out why this is the perfect time to take a look at Arbonne. This is a free event but we do ask you to register so that we know how many to expect. ~~ Spring Y. George, Certified Health Coach District Manager & Independent Consultant Arbonne International ID#: 18635636 Phone 240-423-8481 www.Perfecting... Read More


HELP! Questions regarding fundraising

Greetings ladies, I'm going out on a limb here and asking those with experience in launching effective fundraising campaigns for help. I am working on a project, but have encountered a number of hurdles, mostly because it is difficult to convince anyone to give to a cause (unless the cause is one where there are extenuating circumstances). Bear in mind that I am starting from scratch so it's been quite the journey trying to feel my way through this process. I have already begun to approach l... Read More


Sending Our Condolences- NAPW Newport News Local Chapter

It is with heartfelt condolences that we send our love and prayers to Eastern Regional Manager- Deborah Leaner on the loss of her dear husband, Anthony "Tony". We pray that you are comforted by the love of God, family and friends. From, NAPW Newport News Local Chapter Read More

Equallia Y. Malone Our prayers are with you and your family Deborah. Praying that our Father give you and your family strength during this sorrowful time, 

We Love You!

June 23 at 12:04 PM ET
Nkem Okwu My condolences to you and your family Deborah Leaner. 

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Empowering God's Woman Entrepreneur/Career Conference and Vendor Expo

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S FEDERATION Washington, DC Jurisdiction COGIC Small Business Vendor Fair Supporting our local small businesses Quality products at a reasonable price! SHOP, SHOP, SHOP!!! Saturday, August 23, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Vendor Fair is Free and Open to the public 20 F Street Conference Center 20 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20005 For more information and please call (202) 297-4543 Visit our website at Read More


creating a livable and Lovable space, placing you in a state of R.E.S.T (Relax.Escape.Sensual.Timeless)

Greetings Members,  JNO Designs is a DC Metro Residential Interior Design Business that provides and creates diresable livable and lovable spaces in R.E.S.T. Contact us at for a Design Consultation and additonal services. It's the beginning of spring, a season for self rejuvanation and rebirth; so let's bring R.E.S.T into your home! Read More


4th Annual Night of the Stars -- A Fashion Celebration

Come out and support our chapter member, Sabina Michel, as she walks the catwalk in one of DC celebrated Fashion Shows.  Come and see the latest fashions for the season Sunday April 13, 2014.  For additional information contact Sabina @   4th Annual Night of the Stars -- A Fashion Celebration Featuring The BodyLines International Collection and Guest Designers Sunday, April 13, 2014 @ 5:30 pm The Walter Washing Convention Center -- 801 Mount Vernon ... Read More

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