Phoenix, AZ, September 27, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema will be the guest speaker at the Oct. 14 meeting of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Phoenix Chapter. NAWBO members and their guests will hear about gender equality from Congresswoman Sinema as well as receive updates about legislation currently being reviewed and supported by National NAWBO.
Born in Tucson, Sinema is the U.S. Representative from Arizona's 9th Congressional District. She was first elected in 2012 after she served in both chambers of the Arizona State Legislature. Sinema graduated as high school valedictorian at age 16 and went on to earn her B.A. from Brigham University in 1995 at age 18. She received her Master of Social Work from Arizona State University in 1999. In 2004, she earned a J.D. from Arizona State University College of Law and in 2012, she earned a PhD. in Justice Studies, also from ASU.
Sinema was a social worker from 1995 to 2002. She also practiced law in the Washington Elementary School District. Sinema served as an adjunct Business Law Professor at Arizona Summit Law School, formerly known as Phoenix School of Law. She became a criminal defense lawyer in 2005, and has also been an adjunct instructor in the ASU’s School of Social Work since 2003.
“This is one of our most important meetings of the year because a key part of NAWBO’s mission is to transform public opinion,” says Nancy Sanders, NAWBO Phoenix president. “We’re honored to have Congresswoman Sinema join us to share her input from a local and national perspective.”
The Oct. 14 NAWBO luncheon meeting will be held in Phoenix beginning at 10:45 a.m. Cost for members is $38, $48 for guests. For information on meeting location and to make a reservation, visit www.nawbophx.org.
NAWBO University will precede the luncheon meeting (9:30 to 10:45 a.m.) and will focus on how to use trade show marketing to grow your business. The workshop will be presented by Susan Ratliff, The Exhibit Expert.
NAWBO University is free for members and $30 for guests. Register at www.nawbophx.org.
NAWBO is an organization that works to: strengthen the wealth-creating capacity of its members and promote economic development; create innovative and effective changes in the business culture; build strategic alliances, coalitions, and affiliations; and transform public policy and influence opinion makers. For more information about the Phoenix Metro Chapter, founded in 1985, visit www.nawbophx.org.