Inspiring Women 2014

Join us for an intimate conversation with Judy A. Smith, the inspiration behind the hit show Scandal as she shares the story behind her success. Come and be inspired!

Judy A. Smith is the founder and President of Smith & Company, a leading strategic and crisis communications firm with offices in Washington D.C. Ms. Smith honed her skills through her experiences with some of the most historic and sensational events of our time including; the 1991 Gulf War, the Los Angeles Riots and the Iran Contra Investigation.

Ms. Smith has served as a consultant for high profile, celebrities and entertainment clients over the course of her career including, but not limited to; Congressman Jesse Jackson and Monica Lewinsky.

In addition to her work as a communications advisor Ms. Smith also serves as a counselor to Fortune 500 corporations.

Ms. Smith is the author of the book Good Self, Bad Self.

As a result of her wide-ranging and ground breaking career, Shonda Rhimes creator of ABC’s hit television dramas Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice developed a television drama about the world of crisis management inspired by Ms. Smith. The series entitled, Scandal revolves around the life and the work of a professional fixer.

Join us for an intimate conversation with Judy A. Smith, the inspiration behind ABC’s hit show Scandal as she shares the story behind her success. Come and be inspired!

Prior to our featured speaker there will be a special presentation from the Women’s Media Center on the Power of the Media – “What It Can Do/What You Can Be”.
Check-In: 4:30 p.m.
Event Begins at 5:00 p.m.

Price: $75 per person (includes event access, game ticket, and refreshments)

VIP Package: $100 per person (VIP game ticket, access to the event, and much more)
*Space is limited. Subject to availability.

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