LAPW opens doors to a dynamic network of like-minded individuals, providing invaluable opportunities for personal and career growth in an environment dedicated to empowerment, support, and advancement.
LAPW has been part of my own personal growth, and I believe it's so important to know who you are... I look forward to seeing its continued evolution.
– Nicole Fernholz
Director, Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission
I recommend LAPW to any professional woman who is looking to network, and look forward to more years of being inspired by the members.
– Janelle Petermeier
We must support one another so that we all have an opportunity to succeed and excel in whatever work capacity or career we are in. Always.
– Kim Carlson
2023 LAPW Women of the Year
Team & Committees
Membership & Mentoring
This committee shall be made up of members that are interested in listening to the greater membership for furthering the organization’s effort in staying present in trends of organizations needs and communications. It will also set up and maintain a process of matching “seasoned” members with interested women or newer members to acquaint them to the organization.
Events & Philanthropy
This committee shall be made up of members that are interested in coordinating all events for the organization (Socials, Theatre, Philanthropy). The primary function of this committee is to look at a calendar year in whole to plan ahead all extra-curricular activities so that they are balanced in nature and throughout the year.
This committee shall be made up of members who coordinate all aspects of the recognition event (Recognition site planning, Businesses of the Year & Woman of the Year). The Woman of the Year team will continue to work on nominations as in the past, but will have connection to this umbrella team to ensure timing, rehearsals, details all flow together.
Communications & Marketing
This committee shall be made up of members that interested in being the communication vessel of the organization. All events or activities, where applicable, will use this team to get our message out in a proper and consistent manner.
This committee shall be made up of members who are interested in maintaining an invigorating and diverse set up speakers and topics for each of the 11 monthly membership meetings.
This committee shall be made up of members who are interested in creating a memorable fundraising event to raise funds for the Scholarship program.
This committee shall be made up of members who distribute Dollars for Scholars funds raised by the Scholarship Fundraising event. It will also collect nominations for the member dependent scholarships.