Newsletter: Cross-Meet-And-Greet

New York Coalition of Professional Women in the Arts & Media
The Coalition introduces a new
networking series:
Dear Board Member,
We're so excited for 2011 as the Coalition springs into action working harder than ever to address issues of concern to women in our industries and to create more networking opportunities.

For our first event of the new year, we are starting our new series, Cross OrganizationMeet & Greets!  This is an opportunity for two or three of our member organizations to get to know each other better as a whole and one-on-one through a social networking evening.  Our first Meet & Greet is to introduce members of LPTW (the League of Professional Theatre Women, our founding organization), and NYWIFT (New York Women in Film & Television).  Although these organizations do have some members in common, this is a great opportunity for theatre folk and media folk to mingle.
Our first Cross Organization Meet and Greet will be Monday, January 10, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. at Pranna, 79 Madison Avenue (between 28th and 29th Streets).www.prannarestaurant.com  We will be downstairs in a private room.  Hors d'oeuvres will be provided, and there is a cash bar.
This event is specifically for members of LPTW and NYWIFT.  Members of LPTWand NYWIFT, please join us (this event is standing in for both organization's monthly networking night)!
If you are not a member of NYWIFT but would like to join, there will be a special deal that night:  $100 off on the initiation fee!  So come join become a member of NYWIFT if you've been planning to but haven't yet and you can start your membership with a fabulous networking night and save $100!

Email us to let us know you're planning to attend, and which organization you are a part of (or whether you plan to join NYWIFT that night).
Upcoming Events and News
Collaboration Award Event
We are known for our Collaboration Award, which honors two or more women from our different organizations,  who collaborate on a work of merit. In March we will have an event to celebrate the recipients. You can learn more about the award here.   

Stay Tuned for News of Date and Location!
Meet & Greets
Everyone knows it's all about relationships in our industries, so we are scheduling more of these networking opportunities between two or more of our member organizations in 2011.

Who do you want to meet?  This is not so much for you as an individual but for all the people of your organization:  who do you think would make a greatMeet & Greetmatch? Email usand let us know.
Special Discount!
herFLiX & NYWIFT have teamed up to determine their favorite theatrical films directed by women. Here are 3 in a DVD Collector's Box - Perfect for Holiday gift giving!

herFLiX is graciously donating a portion of the proceeds to NYCWAM, so help yourself and us!

Use the code "WAM"
for a special
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A New Name!
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We would be grateful if you would consider donating to the Coalition this year. It is completely tax deductible, and will enable us to do even more to help women in the arts and media.
We look forward to hearing from you, and seeing you at our events in 2011 and beyond!
Your Member Representatives at NYCWAM
[Want to know who we are, or who your rep is? Click here!]

The New York Coalition of Professional Women in the Arts & Media, Inc., was organized in 1990, bringing together unions, guilds and professional organizations to work toward the advancement of women in the performing arts and media industries. The Coalition addresses and actively pursues improvements in social conditions, such as education, health care and equal opportunity, which affect the quality of life of members.  We are committed to being the link between our member organizations as we all seek to impact the various topics that affect women in our industry. The Coalition will continue to be a central resource for the cross-collaboration of women in our member organizations.

PO Box 2537 Times Square Station, New York, NY 10108 * 212.592.4511 * women@nycwam.org

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