Share It Forward — Colorado Press Women will host "Share It Forward," a networking mixer from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at the Denver Press Club, 1330 Glenarm Place in downtown Denver, to initiate an informal discussion about gender discrimination in the news and communications business. Join us for light appetizers, a cash bar and the option of eating dinner at the DPC. We plan to follow Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In advice and begin to discuss the challenges and inequities that confront young professionals and graduating communicators/journalism majors.

Seasoned CPW members and our guests, including Deb Goeken, senior director of communications at Colorado Health Institute, and other women who have cracked the glass ceiling, will share their experiences and offer support to our younger colleagues. The mixer is free, but to assure that we have enough food, please RSVP by April 6 to Judi Buehrer,

Colorado Press Women, an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women, was founded in 1941 and incorporated in 1962. NFPW was founded in 1937.

What we do — CPW meets several times during the year, providing opportunities for professional growth, leadership skills enhancement, networking and recognition.

Who we are — CPW is a diverse organization of professional communicators, both women and men, who are reporters, editors, broadcasters, public relations practitioners, publishers, advertising and marketing professionals, college communications educators, graphic designers, photographers, freelance writers and authors.

Mission — To enable professional growth for communicators in an evolving environment by promoting excellence through education, opportunities for achievement, and supportive relationships.

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