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The WNG is a membership organization of professionals dedicated to helping our WNG Members advance their business and professionals objectives by convening networking events and educational forums. Diversity is our strength. We organize our activities across six roundtables: International, CommunicationsGovernment, Technology, Entrepreneur and Career Development; and three forums: Chairman's Forum, Emerging Leaders Forum and our Women's Leadership Forum. Membership is by application: Apply online.

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The WNG is a membership organization. Membership is by application. Annual dues are $90. For more information:

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WNG Member News

Latest Member News:

Nnake Nweke is now Chief Risk Officer at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG); Previously, he was Director, Office of Internet Freedom at the BBG. Additionally, Nnake is a member of the WNG Board of Advisors.

David London is now Senior Director & Head of North America Government Affairs at ofo here in Washington, D.C. Previously, he was Senior Director and Head of North America Government Relations at eBay, where he led their team for eBay and StubHub's public policy goals in the Western Hemisphere.

Michael Rinelli is now head of Business Development/corporate fundraising at Worldfund, which has educational programs in the public schools of Mexico and Brazil. Previously, he was with AEVO Information Technology.


New & Renewing WNG Members

We welcome the following WNG Members!

• Cameron Heffernan - Mach Media
    Director, North America
• Lori Saitz - Zen Rabbitt
    Networking Strategy Coach (new)
• Daria Steigman - Steigman Communications, LLC
• John Holmblad - Televerage International
• Linda Howard - Howard Consulting, LLC
• Jim Zaniello - Vetted Solutions
    CEO (new)
• Bryan Short - Effectus PLLC
• Andrej Rosic - Booz Allen Hamilton
    Senior Consultant (new)
• Jennifer DiMotta - DiMotta Consulting LLC
    President (new)
• Susan Giuliani - National Institutes of Health
    Program Liaison
• Nikki Michaux - DHL
    Global Sales Manager (new)
• Boban Markovic - Institute of International Finance
    Analyst (new)
• Gary Gardner - Worldwatch Institute
    Director of Publications, Senior Fellow, and Consultant
• Megan Walter - DHL Global Public Sector
    Sr. Manager Global Support (new)
• Phaedra Brotherton - Resumes and Career Strategies
• Octavia Caldwell - Caldwell Group, Inc
    Managing Consultant (new)

See WNG Membership List


WNG Job Announcements

See our WNG Job Announcements site - Highlights include:

Senior Director/Vice President, Public Affairs
     American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)
International Fundraising Officer
     Friends of the Earth International (TalentFront search)
Vice President, Public Affairs
     Signal Group
Executive Communications Manager
     American Nurses Association
Associate Director, Government Affairs
     American Nurses Association
Coordinator, Marketing & Communications
IT Business Analyst
     Hunter Gibbons (Executive Search)
Director, Youth Practice
Operations Assistant
     Friends of the Earth (via TalentFront, LLC)
Vice President, Federal Affairs
     American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) 

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Authentic Curiosity:
How Better Listening Is Helping Companies
Grow Faster

WNG Entrepreneur Roundtable

Thursday, March 29, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Arlington Economic Development
Arlington (Ballston), Virginia

Please join the WNG when we meet with Bob London, Founder and CEO of Chief Listening Officers and Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Maryland's Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship.

Bob London
Founder and CEO
Chief Listening Officers

In this session, Bob will discuss with us five questions to reveal your target audience's true problems, priorities and perceptions. Each participant will receive a complimentary copy of Bob London's Customer Re-Discovery Playbook, a step-by-step guide to discovering their target audience's Elevator Rant. Our formal program is preceded and followed by time for networking.

We look forward to seeing you on March 29th!

WNG Spring Soirée
Networking Reception

Washington Network Group

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Ireland's Four Courts
Arlington, Virginia

Event Rescheduled from March 22... Please join the Washington Network Group on April 4 when we convene our WNG Spring Soirée Networking Reception, organized for Members and non-member guests to celebrate the spring season and engage in some great networking. This reception includes all six WNG Roundtables: International, Communications, Government, Technology, Entrepreneur and Career Development, and all three WNG Forums: Chairman's, Emerging Leaders and Women's Leadership. WNG Members register at the special Member rate; Non-members are welcome, though must register online in advance. Business Casual. Cash bar. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres. Come join us!

We look forward to seeing you on April 4th!

Networking to Advance Your Career:
A Brainstorming Session

WNG Career Development Roundtable

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Metro Offices Ballston Center
Arlington, Virginia

Please join the Washington Network Group when we convene our next WNG Career Development Roundtable with Ken Schoppmann, Association Executive and Organizational Management Professional, and Bill Stokes, WNG Founder and Chairman.

Our Co-Moderators:

Ken Schoppmann
Association Executive
Organizational Management Professional

Bill Stokes
WNG Founder and Chairman

In this highly interactive event, Ken and Bill will discuss networking best practices, and moderate a brainstorming session with participants on successful networking strategies and tactics. Attendees will have an opportunity to pose questions and share insights. Participants will leave this session with practical advice for achieving better results from their overall networking efforts.

Advanced registration required. Come join us!

We look forward to seeing you on April 11th!

WNG Networking Reception
for International Professionals

WNG International Roundtable

Thursday, May 10, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

James Hoban's Irish Restaurant & Bar
Washington, D.C.

Please join the Washington Network Group (WNG) when we convene our next WNG International Networking Reception in Washington, D.C.

This reception presents an excellent networking opportunity for international business, trade and development professionals in the greater Washington, D.C. region. WNG Members register at the special member rate. Non-members are welcome to attend, though must register online in advance. Business casual. Cash bar. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres. Come join us!

We look forward to seeing you on May 10th!

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