Scott Rigsby, the first double amputee to complete the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii, shared his story and signed copies of his book, “UnThinkable,” at the ANWC on January 27. Board member Anna Medaris Miller covered the event for U.S. News & World Report. In the movie of his life, Scott Rigsby would cast Mark Wahlberg […]CONTINUE READING →
The American News Women’s Club commemorated the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on November 18th by inviting the Honorable Gordon A. Martin, Jr. to share his experience as a young attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department working on a landmark case in 1962 on behalf of disenfranchised voters. […]CONTINUE READING →
As they celebrate the life of Ben Bradlee, members of the American News Women’s Club are reminded of his extraordinary journalistic accomplishments that led to his and his wife Sally Quinn’s selection as recipients of the Club’s Excellence in Journalism Award in 2005. Bradlee served as vice president at large of The Washington Post until his […]CONTINUE READING →
The Club will award three $3,000 scholarships to full-time undergraduate college women at five area universities. The deadline is March 23.
Filmmaker Leslie Thomas and photographer Jared Moossy will speak at ANWC about the heartbreaking realities of working in areas of danger and disaster, and steps they take to keep themselves safe.
Associated Press producer and ANWC member Claritza Jimenez will teach participants how to use digital tools to establish an online presence, manage the massive flow of online news and information, and improve work flow and productivity. Jimenez will host one session for beginners on March 16 and one for a more advanced crowd on April 28.
His Excellency Ramón Gil-Casares will speak at the American News Women’s Club as a part of the Meet the Ambassadors Series on March 19.
Actress, writer and producer Cindy Williams will speak and promote her book, “Shirley, I Jest,” during a luncheon at the ANWC on May 21. The book, out in May, includes some of Williams’ most memorable stories, including her role as Shirley Feeney in the iconic TV show “Laverne & Shirley.” More about Williams from her publicist: […]
Save the date! On Thursday, June 11, 2015, the American News Women’s Club will honor “CBS This Morning” co-host Norah O’Donnell for Excellence in Journalism at the National Press Club. The Club has given the award, which raises money for its scholarships, since 1993, when it honored Helen Thomas.