About Becky Sarwate

Becky Sarwate was the 49th President of the Illinois Woman’s Press Association (2013-2017). She continues serving the organization in the role of Digital Marketing Chair. Becky is a freelance writer, contributing to a number of publications including Edge Media Network, where she reviews Chicago theater productions, and Wrigleyville Nation, chronicling the highs and lows of lifelong Chicago Cubs fandom. She also publishes a political/cultural column for Contemptor. In addition, she’s written for, RootSpeak magazine, NewCity, Make It Better and StreetWise. Becky is a multiple IWPA Mate E. Palmer Communications Contest winner, as well as a nine-time National Federation of Press Women award recipient.

Shop Amazon This Holiday Season & Support the Bartlett Center for the Arts

Past IWPA President and longtime member Cecilia Green is a tireless champion of the Bartlett Center for the Arts. Owing in large degree to Cecilia’s advocacy through Arts in Bartlett, an all-volunteer arts council, a new Arts Center opened in the downtown area this fall.

The renovated space has six artist studios, children and adult […]

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Job Openings: Week Ending November 2, 2014

1. Communications Managing Associate 
Hagerty Consulting, Inc.

Hagerty Consulting, Inc., a comprehensive Homeland Security and Emergency Management firm that helps public and private sector clients prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters, seeks an exceptional professional to serve as its Communications Manager. This Communications Manager will be based in Hagerty Consulting’s headquarters, Evanston, Illinois. The candidate […]

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IWPA Anniversary Anthology Released

September 14, 2014

Chicago, IL – The Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA), an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW),  announced the availability of its anniversary Anthology for immediate purchase on The book is available in paperback form.

In 1914 the depth of talented authors of the Illinois Woman’s Press Association published an anthology […]

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