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September 2017

September 2017 Dinner Meeting

September 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy, Tysons Galleria 2001 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102 United States
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$40 - $75

Success through Style In today’s fast-paced world, it is more important than ever to quickly and effectively show up looking and feeling your best. You only have seven seconds to make a first impression. What does your personal brand say about you? What does your style communicate when you walk into a room, a meeting or while networking? How can you discover or build upon your Intentional Image for success in business and your personal life? This thought-provoking presentation aims…

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October 2017

October 2017 Dinner Meeting

October 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy, Tysons Galleria 2001 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102 United States
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$40 - $75

Nonprofit Tax and Legislative Update Join us for a Nonprofit Tax Update to hear the latest developments impacting tax exempt organizations. Joyce Underwood from BDO USA will discuss the current climate at the Internal Revenue Service and on the Hill, and provide you with insights on the latest issues impacting the nonprofit industry. Joyce Underwood Joyce Underwood is a Nonprofit Tax Director in BDO’s Greater Washington, DC office. She has more than 20 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations.…

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AFWA National Conference: Alexandria’s Original Ghost Graveyard Tour

October 30, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alexandria Visitor Center – Ramsay House, 221 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
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$13.00

You'll follow an 18th century costumed guide by lantern light through the charming streets of Alexandria’s historic district known as Old Town. On this entertaining tour you’ll hear ghost stories, legends and folklore. You will also hear about unsolved mysteries, tales of romance and angry ghosts looking for revenge. Each tour is a one-hour, six-block walk. This tour is handicapped accessible. Tours meet at the Visitor Center located at 221 King Street, only two blocks from the Potomac River. We…

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November 2017

November 2017 Dinner Meeting

November 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy, Tysons Galleria 2001 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102 United States
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$25 - $75

Confidence & Risk-Taking Workshop Join us for a Confidence & Risk-Taking Workshop to learn the importance of confidence and risk-taking in career trajectory and engage in workshop style activities to bring out subconscious tones and indicators of both confidence and risk-taking. Our speakers will convey the impact that confidence and risk-taking play in career growth, ensure that participants understand indicators of each, and challenge participants to take the next “risk” in their career. Rebecca Sager Rebecca (Becky) Sager is a…

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December 2017

December 2017 Social Event & Scholarship Fundraiser

December 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Muse Paintbar – Mosaic District, 2920 District Avenue
Fairfax, VA United States
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Our Tuesday, December 12, 2017 AFWA DC Chapter meeting will be held at Muse Paintbar in the Mosaic District in Fairfax (http://mosaicdistrict.com/services/muse-paint-bar).   An artist will lead us and all painting supplies will be provided, while we paint a wintry themed picture.  The cost is $50 per person and Muse will make a donation to the Scholarship Fund.  Each year we award a scholarship to a deserving student studying accounting and/or finance in the DC Metro area. Please sign up at the link…

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January 2018

January 2018 Dinner Meeting

January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy, Tysons Galleria 2001 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102 United States
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$40 - $75

Enterprise Risk Management as a Leadership Tool Join us for an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) presentation, by Bob Westbrooks of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, which will provide perspectives and insights on ERM implementation in the public sector in general, share good practices and lessons learned from implementation within a small Federal office/agency, and demonstrate the applicability and value of ERM principles to leaders of teams and organizations of all sizes. Bob Westbrooks Bob Westbrooks is the Inspector General of the Pension…

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February 2018

February 2018 Student Night

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003 United States
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Join us for our fourth annual student night at the Northern Virginia Community College - Annandale Campus (Mark Warner Building, Room CA 302) where we will have a panel discussion focusing on career advice, preparing resumes, the interview process and creating credibility in the workplace as a new employee.  Local area college students attend this event to learn about the accounting and finance professions, and general career advice. This is a free event for all and note that this event will not include dinner. …

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March 2018

March 2018 Dinner Meeting

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy, Tysons Galleria 2001 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102 United States
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$40 - $75

***RESCHEDULED to March 27th due to inclement weather!!  Small Changes, Big Results: The No Nonsense Strategy To Nourishing Your Body Minus The Overwhelm While most people feel they have to undergo major dietary and life restrictions in order to lose weight, be fulfilled, and feel confident again, this presentation will focus on incorporating easy steps to foster lifelong change. We will discuss how living a healthy lifestyle leads to finding balance, managing stress, and creating a life full of abundance.…

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April 2018

April 2018 Dinner Meeting

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy, Tysons Galleria 2001 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102 United States
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$40 - $75

Resiliency: A Panel Discussion We all go through challenging times professionally and in our personal lives.  We invite you to learn about how successful female executives navigated a difficult point in their lives and managed bouncing back and accelerating in their careers.  Our panel will share their own experiences and discuss topics related to facing conflict, disappointment and other challenges, their own leadership development, and more. Panelists Michelle Bryan, Executive VP, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer, Intelsat S.A. Michelle Bryan is responsible…

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May 2018

May 2018 Dinner Meeting

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy, Tysons Galleria 2001 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102 United States
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$40 - $75

Demystifying Fraud Analytics Fraud can occur in any organization, of any size, in any location. With increasing economic pressures and new technologies (both known and unknown), there will always be new opportunities and incentives to commit fraud by unscrupulous individuals, which may detract from your organization's missions or goals. Ignoring the threat of fraud, whether external or internal, is not an option. Data analytics, as it applies to detecting fraud, refers to the use of specialized software tools and organizational…

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