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October 11, 2013

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Award Winning Journalist, Author, Professor Tom Squitieri featured in Launch of Ladies America Education Series

Course Offered: October 15 – November 5

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Ladies America is launching the first in a series of curriculum-based education opportunities for members of Ladies America, beginning October 15th with a four week c

Early in his career, Squitieri went to work as a general assignment reporter near Pittsburgh. He work took him into the political area and publishing world. As a Washington-based correspondent he tuned in on stories on the White House, Capitol Hill, the White House and DC society, agency and behind the scenes fabric of life as we know it in Washington. ourse on public speaking under the instruction of award-winning reporter, author, speaker, and professor Tom Squitieri.
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Squitieri’s impressive media presence and writing warranted his being elected four times as secretary of the National Press Club, once as vice president and once as treasurer.  His reporting took him to the Pentagon, Iraq, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Italy and Turkey. His political eye and reporting included several Capitol stories including political scandals and foreign affairs.  Squitieri has appeared on “NBC “Today Show,” CBS News’ Face The Nation,[ MSNBC) including being a guest host), Fox, CNBC, Court Television, WJLA, WUSA, C-SPAN, PBS, CTV, CBC, Extra, BBC, and TF1.”The Sun hired him in 1981 as a Washington correspondent and landed assignments that took him to countries such as Cyprus, Thailand, Honduras andLebanon, in essence where the stories at the time were. His Hill coverage included “Edward Kennedy, Tip O’Neill, John Kerry, Paul Tsongas, Edward Markey, Barney Frank, Silvio Conte and Michael Dukakis.”
Ladies America is launching the first in a series of curriculum-based education opportunities for members of Ladies America, beginning October 15th on public speaking. http://www.ladiesamerica.com/ladiesamerica/ai1ec_event/public-speaking-101/?instance_id=38

In 2011, the group collaborated with the United Nations Foundation to host its inaugural “Women Leading the Future” women’s conference, drawing in hundreds of attendees and speakers from across the country. Then in 2012, Ladies America partnered with the Center for Women in Business of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Microsoft hosted the event.”ool interests and talent to advance each other through connections, mentorship and education. Launched in 2006 in Washington, D.C., the organization has expanded to a network of around 3,000 top-tier professional women in D.C., NYC, North Carolina, Texas, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Virginia Beach, Nashville and San Francisco.

A natural at entrepreneurship, Lindsey launched her own businesses and worked on the Hill for Congressman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon of California as Communications Director & Spokesperson. She is a recurrent face on Washington Magazine covers and a noted mover and shaker helping define the DC landscape in policy issues affecting women and social impact relevant to woman.

Ladies America is a national network of professional women connecting to advance one another personally and professionally, following the motto “Women Helping Women.” The organization’s vision is “to connect, educate and mentor professional women across the United States.”

Founder, Lindsey Mask and Tom Squitieri are available for interviews and appearances.  Contact Diane Crawford at (202.222.8622) for public appearance, segment and sponsorship opportunities.

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