WithIt Launches Women to Watch

GREENSBORO, N.C.-WithIt is honoring female professionals in home, furnishings and related industries in a new recognition campaign that launches today at WithIt's Facebook fan page, http://www.facebook.com/WithItWomen?ref=sgm, Women to Watch will acknowledge 39 outstanding professionals who have made noteworthy contributions to their industries and communities.


A single recipient will be announced each business day between today and Friday, March 25.


"As a leadership development network, WithIt is first to recognize female leaders in the home and furnishings industries," said 2011 WithIt President Mary Leigh Howell, vice president of RLF Communications.


"Women to Watch will identify these top talents, as well as create excitement among our members and prospects via social media channels," Howell said. "We're building momentum for our annual WOW Awards finalists, too, who will be announced Aug. 24 during WithIt's 2011 educational conference in Raleigh, N.C."

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