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PRSA 2019 New Professionals Summit Series

Careers in Progress

Washington, DC

The 2019 New Professionals Summit Program: DC


Summit Schedule:


Friday, July 26

8 a.m.–1 p.m.  


8–9 a.m.

Breakfast and Networking 

9–9:10 a.m. 


9:10–10:10 a.m. 

Grow, Learn, Evolve: Three Words to Help Your Career Move Upward

Speaker: Jason Mollica, Professional Lecturer, American University

10:15–11:15 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Exploring the Realm of PR: Specialties, Industries and Advice

11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. 

Don’t Underestimate Your Volunteer Experience

Speaker: Sheila Consaul, Director, Communication Strategies, BRTRC Federal Solutions

12:15–1:15 p.m

Panel Discussion: Effectively Communicating to Your Audience

1:15–2:30 p.m.


2:45–5 p.m.


Workshop: Branding Your Brand on LinkedIn and Instagram 


Dr. Stephanie A. Smith, APR, Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech

Crosby Noricks, visibility and brand coach, founder of PR Couture, PR Couture

5:30–7 p.m.  

Cocktail Networking Reception with PRSA Fellows and Local Professionals

The New Professionals Section would like to invite local professionals to join us at Al Dente Italian Restaurant following the Careers in PRogress Summit to meet and network with new professionals and other local professionals. Drinks and appetizers will be provided.

Pre- or on-site registration is required.

Al Dente Italian Restaurant
3201 New Mexico Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20016

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