The University of Houston Law Center will welcome back NAPW President Star Jones, a 1986 graduate of the university.
HOUSTON, TX (PRWEB) June 15, 2016
The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) hosted a Power Networking Event in partnership with The University of Houston Law Center yesterday, June 14, featuring alumna, TV commentator and host, bestselling author and businesswoman, Star Jones.
The two-hour event focused on the importance of continuing education and provided opportunities to meet successful, professional women in a variety of fields and discuss career strategies.
Jones '86, President of NAPW, is a former New York City prosecutor, TV journalist and one of the original co-hosts of ABC's "The View." Jones is also President of the Professional Diversity Network (NASDAQ: IPDN). NAPW is an exclusive network for professional women to interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other. With more than 850,000 members and over 200 Local Chapters, NAPW members have diverse backgrounds, beliefs, perspectives and lifestyles with one common bond–their ability to succeed.
"NAPW offers a networking community both online and in person where professional women connect with others, develop personally and professionally and promote themselves and their businesses,” Jones said. “Our Power Networking Events are designed to spark debate, to start a dialogue and to place emphasis on the power of networking for professional women in the year 2016.”
As a part of the program, Jones conducted one-on-one interviews with Sondra Tennessee, University of Houston Law Center (UHLC), Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Victoria Ai Linh Bryant, Founder and President of Ambassadors Caregivers.
"Education is power," said Jones. "It is the foundation for everything that you want to accomplish, personally and professionally—and at NAPW, we offer a number of professional resources for professional women, including career and educational advancement tools."
"Learning doesn’t just end when you get a degree,” said Jones. “Continuing education is a life-long learning philosophy—a commitment to enlighten, enrich and empower yourself, always…without question, my legal education at UHLC really is what controlled the trajectory of my entire professional career and for that, I am forever grateful.”
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.
About the University of Houston
The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's best colleges for undergraduate education. UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast Region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning and strategic industry partnerships. Located in the nation's fourth-largest city, UH serves more than 42,700 students in the most ethnically and culturally diverse region in the country.
About the University of Houston Law Center
The University of Houston Law Center is the leading law school in the nation's fourth-largest city. Founded in 1947, it is a top-tier institution awarding Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) and Master of Laws (LL.M.) degrees. The Law Center is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools.
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