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Jennifer Hyman, Gifting Specialist We had a GREAT Vision Board building event in July. An awesome planning meeting in August. And now we want to RECOGNIZE Women in Journalism and all parts of the News Crew...in front of and behind the camera. If you are in the News field, let us know so that you can be a part of this great celebration. Join us, Wednesday, September 16th at 6:30pm.
  • Aug 22, 2015
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    Brittney Taylor Hello! I am new to NAPW and look forward to meeting everyone! If you are looking for a Professional Cleaning Service for your home or office please feel free to contact me!
  • Jul 27, 2015
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    Jenifer Watlington Hello! I am so excited to connect with talented professional women! I am a great connection for financial guidance! PLease feel free to contact me with any questions from checking accounts to mortgages and investments- I specialize in small businesses as well!
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    Desiree Sterling Hello, Everyone. My name is Desiree and I look forward to meeting and connecting with each of you. I am the founder of Becoming Families. Becoming Families has been created to help educate, advocate, recruit, and retain foster and adoptive parents to give children FOREVER HOMES that they deserve. If you have ever thought of becoming a foster or adoptive parent, contact us, we will do the research for your state and get you on the right path to make a difference. We are currently seeking funding, grants, donations, sponsorships, and partnerships so that we can begin hiring staff and making our mission come to life. If you know of any companies, individuals, or grant makers that we should reach out to, please let us know.
  • May 27, 2015
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    Jennifer Hyman, Gifting Specialist Join me in Welcoming our new Chapter Member and newest Board Member-Director of Social Media and our Photographer: Maggie Angulo. Check her out on her Fan Page at: https://www.facebook.com/portraitsbymaggieann
  • May 04, 2015
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    Jennifer Hyman, Gifting Specialist Come share a glass of wine and join us at the NEW Granby Street Gallery to meet Victoria Katherine Raine. Then meet the NEW Board and President of the NAPW Norfolk Local Chapter. more about the NAPW and how this organization benefits our community !! Lots of Great Giveaways and door prizes!! Thank you Virginia Parks and Recreation, Victoria Rickman, Travis Tillson, Kymberly Bach, Maggie Lina Kerrigan and all of the others for your giveaway contributions. We appreciate all of you. Get your Professional Head shots done by Margaret Maggie Angulo. Learn Cyber Safety from Phyllis Moore. Get a copy of our Calendar of Events for the rest of the Year so that you can join us and help us grow. On top of ALL of that, get to meet some local Artists/Authors and see their work. Maybe even buy a piece of artwork or a book to take home. We are looking forward to meeting you there!!!
  • Apr 17, 2015

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    NAPW provides an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful businesswomen and entrepreneurs.

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    It's the Perfect Gift!
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    Events

    Sep 16
    Local Women in the News & Hispanic Heritage Month
    Oct 21
    Stand in My Shoes-Share my Victory
    Nov 19
    Break Bread with Us-Veterans Appreciation
    Dec 05
    Winter White-Pearls of Purpose Year-End Holiday Fundraiser
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    Career Opportunities

    Plumbing Designer
    We are looking for the best in the industry to join our dedicated team at Hankins & Anderson as we work together toward fulfilling our mission of Building a More Secure World. We work on some of the most secure and state-of-the-art facilities all around the world. If you’d like to be a part of that, we’d like to consider you for a position. Hankins & Anderson (H&A) is a multi-discipline, full-service architecture and engineering firm with offices in Richmond and Virginia Beach, VA. Our core focus is the design of secure, mission-critical, specialty facilities. With over 300 international projects completed in 154 countries, H&A offers the opportunity to join a team of innovative thinkers, including many of the industry’s most talented individuals. At H&A, we're committed to creating a friendly, yet challenging environment, offering competitive benefits and talent development through training and growth opportunities.   H&A is currently seeking a dynamic Plumbing Designer in our Glen Allen, VA or Hampton Roads, VA offices that shares our corporate vision, mission and values.  The Designer will serve as an integral part of the plumbing production efforts with design responsibilities such as sanitary, storm and water systems design as well as rainwater harvesting and gray water systems design.  Additional design opportunities on compressed air systems, water treatment systems and lab gas systems may also be included.  The ideal candidate will be a high producing member of the team, comfortable designing through all phases of construction projects from early concept design, able to calculate system flow requirements and review of construction-phase submittals.   Requirements: 2 years of experience in designing plumbing systems for government, institutional, commercial, healthcare or industrial projects. Specific knowledge of plumbing systems including sizing systems in accordance with code. Familiarity with International Plumbing Code as well as a basic understanding of additional design codes. Excellent drafting with AutoCAD MEP (using 3-D) and/or Revit MEP. High school graduate or equivalent U.S. Citizenship The ability to obtain a government security clearance   Preferred: Demonstrated proficiency with Revit MEP. CIPE or CPD Registration LEED AP Certification Projects experience with water conservation and high-efficiency production of DHW Associate's degree in Mechanical Engineering, MET, or related field.   Other Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proactive self-starter, diligent and hard working. Strong written and verbal communications skills. Excellent organization and time management skills. Ability to work under pressure and strict timelines, and to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Able to effectively prioritize multiple tasks. Effective working individually and within team environments.     Employer maintains a drug-free workplace! EOE, M/F, Disabled/Veteran   We are an equal opportunity employer.   We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here.   VEVRAA Federal Contractor We Request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations
    Plumbing Designer
    We are looking for the best in the industry to join our dedicated team at Hankins & Anderson as we work together toward fulfilling our mission of Building a More Secure World. We work on some of the most secure and state-of-the-art facilities all around the world. If you’d like to be a part of that, we’d like to consider you for a position. Hankins & Anderson (H&A) is a multi-discipline, full-service architecture and engineering firm with offices in Richmond and Virginia Beach, VA. Our core focus is the design of secure, mission-critical, specialty facilities. With over 300 international projects completed in 154 countries, H&A offers the opportunity to join a team of innovative thinkers, including many of the industry’s most talented individuals. At H&A, we're committed to creating a friendly, yet challenging environment, offering competitive benefits and talent development through training and growth opportunities.   H&A is currently seeking a dynamic Plumbing Designer in our Glen Allen, VA or Hampton Roads, VA offices that shares our corporate vision, mission and values.  The Designer will serve as an integral part of the plumbing production efforts with design responsibilities such as sanitary, storm and water systems design as well as rainwater harvesting and gray water systems design.  Additional design opportunities on compressed air systems, water treatment systems and lab gas systems may also be included.  The ideal candidate will be a high producing member of the team, comfortable designing through all phases of construction projects from early concept design, able to calculate system flow requirements and review of construction-phase submittals.   Requirements: 2 years of experience in designing plumbing systems for government, institutional, commercial, healthcare or industrial projects. Specific knowledge of plumbing systems including sizing systems in accordance with code. Familiarity with International Plumbing Code as well as a basic understanding of additional design codes. Excellent drafting with AutoCAD MEP (using 3-D) and/or Revit MEP. High school graduate or equivalent U.S. Citizenship The ability to obtain a government security clearance   Preferred: Demonstrated proficiency with Revit MEP. CIPE or CPD Registration LEED AP Certification Projects experience with water conservation and high-efficiency production of DHW Associate's degree in Mechanical Engineering, MET, or related field.   Other Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proactive self-starter, diligent and hard working. Strong written and verbal communications skills. Excellent organization and time management skills. Ability to work under pressure and strict timelines, and to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Able to effectively prioritize multiple tasks. Effective working individually and within team environments.     Employer maintains a drug-free workplace! EOE, M/F, Disabled/Veteran   We are an equal opportunity employer.   We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here.   VEVRAA Federal Contractor We Request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations
    Software Engineer I & II
    Position SummaryThe Software Engineer II position is a part of the full life cycle software development process to include designing, developing, and maintaining system components. They will be responsible for analyzing clients’ needs and developing software solutions.  This individual will be interacting with team members as required. They must have analytical, problem solving skills and have a hands-on approach to tasking. This employee will lead tasks and have supervisory responsibilities.ResponsibilitiesDesigns, modifies, develops, writes and implements software programming applicationsSupports and/or installs software applications/operating systemsParticipates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of softwareSupervises and mentors new developers. Will supervise up to three (3) employees based on company/department needsGuidance will be provided from Department Director or Department Head for supervision of employeesAs Task Leader will lead up to 4 to 5 employeesRecognizes software programming problems/issues and begins to provide solutions for review by managerFamiliar with a variety of concepts, practices, and procedures within software development fieldActively participates and leads by example in the organization’s software development policies and proceduresRelies on experience and judgment to independently plan and accomplish goalsTask LeadAdministering of a Task within budget and on timeReading and understanding the scope of workDistributing a copy of the scope of work and schedule to his/her teamWorking with the Project Manager to submit the Task Setup Form to AccountingCreating and maintaining the Task directory on the file server throughout the life of the TaskCreating a work break down structure to aid in the managing of task assignments and schedulePromptly communicating project schedule, budget, delivery issues, and resource concerns to the Project Manager and ManagementProviding input into a Monthly Project Report if requiredSupervisorOversees the productivity and progress of employees who report directly to the supervisorMonitors the progress of their direct reportsEnsures the employees follow the organization’s policies and procedures (e.g. sick time, personal leave, attendance, etc)Signs all personal leave requestsThe supervisor is responsible for following policies and procedures for carrying out supervisory responsibilities under the guidance of the Department Head. (e.g. hiring, firing, promotions, performance review, verbal counseling, performance improvement plans, etc)Completes the employee’s annual performance reviewDuring the annual performance review process, the supervisor provides guidance on developing and advancing their direct report’s careers under the Directors or Department Head supervision.Provides the Department Head with the completed performance review and together they meet with the employee to discussProvides ongoing coaching and counseling as neededIn the event that the employee’s performance is not adequate, the supervisor works with the employee to develop a performance improvement planThe supervisor is the go to person for ensuring their employees have the tools to perform their tasking (desk, computer, office supplies, etc).The supervisor should bring all concerns to the attention of the Department Head.NOTE:  Additional duties may be assigned as the position evolves.Qualifications and CredentialsMinimum of 7 to 8  years of experience utilizing Java and based on qualificationsShould work independently under the supervision of managerCompetencies and AbilitiesUnderstanding of Object Oriented Analysis and DesignIn depth experience with an Object Oriented programming languageUnderstanding of Relational DatabaseIn depth experience with Open Source SoftwareKnowledge of software build and deployment processes, procedures and toolsCore TechnologiesPrevious technologies plusPerformance  Monitoring + Diagnosis Tools (Ex. YourKit, Eclipse MAT, JVisual VM, Jconsole, JMAP, JHAT, JSTACK)JVM Tuning (Ex. GC)Physical and Sensory AbilitiesTo perform the essential functions of this position, you will need the following physical and/or sensory abilities:Sitting, standing, walking, and climbing stairsDriving and/or riding in automobiles to and from offices and client sitesDaily writing and using a computer keyboardSeeing, hearing, and speaking to effectively communicate verbally and in writingEducation RequirementsBachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience in lieu of educationPlease send all resumes to ksmythe@apexsystemsinc.com We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action EmployerVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.
    Software Engineer I & II
    Position SummaryThe Software Engineer II position is a part of the full life cycle software development process to include designing, developing, and maintaining system components. They will be responsible for analyzing clients’ needs and developing software solutions.  This individual will be interacting with team members as required. They must have analytical, problem solving skills and have a hands-on approach to tasking. This employee will lead tasks and have supervisory responsibilities.ResponsibilitiesDesigns, modifies, develops, writes and implements software programming applicationsSupports and/or installs software applications/operating systemsParticipates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of softwareSupervises and mentors new developers. Will supervise up to three (3) employees based on company/department needsGuidance will be provided from Department Director or Department Head for supervision of employeesAs Task Leader will lead up to 4 to 5 employeesRecognizes software programming problems/issues and begins to provide solutions for review by managerFamiliar with a variety of concepts, practices, and procedures within software development fieldActively participates and leads by example in the organization’s software development policies and proceduresRelies on experience and judgment to independently plan and accomplish goalsTask LeadAdministering of a Task within budget and on timeReading and understanding the scope of workDistributing a copy of the scope of work and schedule to his/her teamWorking with the Project Manager to submit the Task Setup Form to AccountingCreating and maintaining the Task directory on the file server throughout the life of the TaskCreating a work break down structure to aid in the managing of task assignments and schedulePromptly communicating project schedule, budget, delivery issues, and resource concerns to the Project Manager and ManagementProviding input into a Monthly Project Report if requiredSupervisorOversees the productivity and progress of employees who report directly to the supervisorMonitors the progress of their direct reportsEnsures the employees follow the organization’s policies and procedures (e.g. sick time, personal leave, attendance, etc)Signs all personal leave requestsThe supervisor is responsible for following policies and procedures for carrying out supervisory responsibilities under the guidance of the Department Head. (e.g. hiring, firing, promotions, performance review, verbal counseling, performance improvement plans, etc)Completes the employee’s annual performance reviewDuring the annual performance review process, the supervisor provides guidance on developing and advancing their direct report’s careers under the Directors or Department Head supervision.Provides the Department Head with the completed performance review and together they meet with the employee to discussProvides ongoing coaching and counseling as neededIn the event that the employee’s performance is not adequate, the supervisor works with the employee to develop a performance improvement planThe supervisor is the go to person for ensuring their employees have the tools to perform their tasking (desk, computer, office supplies, etc).The supervisor should bring all concerns to the attention of the Department Head.NOTE:  Additional duties may be assigned as the position evolves.Qualifications and CredentialsMinimum of 7 to 8  years of experience utilizing Java and based on qualificationsShould work independently under the supervision of managerCompetencies and AbilitiesUnderstanding of Object Oriented Analysis and DesignIn depth experience with an Object Oriented programming languageUnderstanding of Relational DatabaseIn depth experience with Open Source SoftwareKnowledge of software build and deployment processes, procedures and toolsCore TechnologiesPrevious technologies plusPerformance  Monitoring + Diagnosis Tools (Ex. YourKit, Eclipse MAT, JVisual VM, Jconsole, JMAP, JHAT, JSTACK)JVM Tuning (Ex. GC)Physical and Sensory AbilitiesTo perform the essential functions of this position, you will need the following physical and/or sensory abilities:Sitting, standing, walking, and climbing stairsDriving and/or riding in automobiles to and from offices and client sitesDaily writing and using a computer keyboardSeeing, hearing, and speaking to effectively communicate verbally and in writingEducation RequirementsBachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience in lieu of educationPlease send all resumes to ksmythe@apexsystemsinc.com We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action EmployerVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.
    Front End Web Developer II
    The Front End Developer will build and modify Web pages with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. They will be expected to propose and design new front-end solutions and processes; and work with the team to implement them. They must have analytical and problem solving skills and have a hands-on approach to tasking.ResponsibilitiesDevelop innovative, dynamic, efficient web applications using modern frameworks/libraries such as AngularJS, GWT, JQuery, and D3Provide front end technology direction by evaluating, demoing and selecting new JavaScript technologies and development patterns to be leveraged across the team.Design, develop and maintain software in full-life cycle projectsDevelop interfacing with semantic HTML and CSSWork with multiple teams on various design, development and maintenance tasksFollow coding and layout standards established by the programming team or the clientPerform cross-browser testing and resolve browser-related issuesRapid prototyping/UI Mockups for business pursuits and product developmentNOTE:  Additional duties may be assigned as the position evolvesQualifications and Credentials3+ years JavaScript experience (advanced/expert level)1+ year Angular JS experience and/or GWT experience (advanced/expert level)3+ years web application development experience (advanced/expert level)3+ years of experience in creating front-end templatesCompetencies and AbilitiesExperience with interface engineering and usability best practicesFunctional UI/UX best practices and design ability Experience debugging web applications through browser toolsProactive communicator who can collaborate with other team membersExperience in graphics designUnderstanding of Object Oriented ProgrammingWorking knowledge of web/web application servers such as Apache, WildFly, TomcatWorking knowledge of ApacheExposure to backend programming languages such as Java, PHP, or ASP.netFamiliarity with Responsive Web DesignAbility to design and create aesthetically pleasing user interfacesAbility to work in a small, dynamic team on multiple, simultaneous projectsAbility to develop quickly and with high quality as a team member on an Agile team.Strong attention to detail and high quality codeStrong professional written and verbal communication skillsCore TechnologiesAngularJS, JQuery, D3 and other 3rd party JavaScript librariesHTML5, CSS3 and JavaScriptWeb Services (Ex. REST, SOAP, etc.)GWT (Google Web Toolkit)Physical and Sensory AbilitiesTo perform the essential functions of this position, you will need the following physical and/or sensory abilities:Sitting, standing, walking, and climbing stairsDriving and/or riding in automobiles to and from offices and client sitesDaily writing and using a computer keyboardSeeing, hearing, and speaking to effectively communicate verbally and in writingEducation RequirementsBachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience in lieu of educationQualified candidates please email resumes to ksmythe@apexsystemsinc.comWe are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action EmployerVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.
    Front End Web Developer II
    The Front End Developer will build and modify Web pages with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. They will be expected to propose and design new front-end solutions and processes; and work with the team to implement them. They must have analytical and problem solving skills and have a hands-on approach to tasking.ResponsibilitiesDevelop innovative, dynamic, efficient web applications using modern frameworks/libraries such as AngularJS, GWT, JQuery, and D3Provide front end technology direction by evaluating, demoing and selecting new JavaScript technologies and development patterns to be leveraged across the team.Design, develop and maintain software in full-life cycle projectsDevelop interfacing with semantic HTML and CSSWork with multiple teams on various design, development and maintenance tasksFollow coding and layout standards established by the programming team or the clientPerform cross-browser testing and resolve browser-related issuesRapid prototyping/UI Mockups for business pursuits and product developmentNOTE:  Additional duties may be assigned as the position evolvesQualifications and Credentials3+ years JavaScript experience (advanced/expert level)1+ year Angular JS experience and/or GWT experience (advanced/expert level)3+ years web application development experience (advanced/expert level)3+ years of experience in creating front-end templatesCompetencies and AbilitiesExperience with interface engineering and usability best practicesFunctional UI/UX best practices and design ability Experience debugging web applications through browser toolsProactive communicator who can collaborate with other team membersExperience in graphics designUnderstanding of Object Oriented ProgrammingWorking knowledge of web/web application servers such as Apache, WildFly, TomcatWorking knowledge of ApacheExposure to backend programming languages such as Java, PHP, or ASP.netFamiliarity with Responsive Web DesignAbility to design and create aesthetically pleasing user interfacesAbility to work in a small, dynamic team on multiple, simultaneous projectsAbility to develop quickly and with high quality as a team member on an Agile team.Strong attention to detail and high quality codeStrong professional written and verbal communication skillsCore TechnologiesAngularJS, JQuery, D3 and other 3rd party JavaScript librariesHTML5, CSS3 and JavaScriptWeb Services (Ex. REST, SOAP, etc.)GWT (Google Web Toolkit)Physical and Sensory AbilitiesTo perform the essential functions of this position, you will need the following physical and/or sensory abilities:Sitting, standing, walking, and climbing stairsDriving and/or riding in automobiles to and from offices and client sitesDaily writing and using a computer keyboardSeeing, hearing, and speaking to effectively communicate verbally and in writingEducation RequirementsBachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience in lieu of educationQualified candidates please email resumes to ksmythe@apexsystemsinc.comWe are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action EmployerVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.
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