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About Noreen Hernandez

Noreen Hernandez has been a financial services professional for 10 years. A lifetime student with a passion for keeping her skills sharp, Noreen recently returned to university life, pursuing a degree in English Literature. She uses the power of the pen to synthesize and articulate her liberal, Catholic, and feminist viewpoints. Noreen likes a challenge. Follow her on Twitter: @Noreen_Hern

Illinois Woman’s Press Association Announces 2019, NFPW High School Contest Winners

Illinois Woman’s Press AssociationChicago, Illinoiswww.iwpa.org Chicago – May 3, 2019– The Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA), an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW), honors the best student journalists, writers and communicators in the state with the annual Illinois High School Communications Contest.   Students enter their best work published or broadcast through [...]

Illinois Woman’s Press Association Announces 2019 High School Contest Winners

Illinois Woman’s Press AssociationChicago, Illinoiswww.iwpa.org Chicago – April 14, 2019 – The Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA), an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW), honors the state’s best and brightest student communicators in announcing the 2019 winners of its High School Contest. Students submitted work in 23 categories including: Editorial, News, Opinion, [...]

National Federation of Press Women Announces 2018 High School Communications Contest Winners

Illinois Woman’s Press Association Chicago, Illinois www.iwpa.org Chicago – May 18, 2018 –The Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA), an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) is proud to announce the state’s winners in the national High School Communications Contest. The annual competition honors and celebrates student journalists and the communications programs of [...]

Marianne Wolf-Astrauskas Elected President, National Federation of Press Women

Illinois Woman’s Press Association P.O. Box 180150, Chicago, Illinois  60618 www.iwpa.org Chicago - September 15, 2017 – The Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA) is proud to announce that Marianne Wolf-Astrauskas, the association's Past President, and current Historian/Archivist, has been elected President of the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW). The National Federation of Press Women [...]

Illinois Woman’s Press Association Announces 2017 High School Contest Winners

Illinois Woman’s Press Association P.O. Box 180150, Chicago, Illinois  60618 www.iwpa.org Chicago - April 18, 2017- The Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA), an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW), honors the state’s best and brightest high school student communicators in announcing the 2017 winners of its High School Contest. Students submitted work [...]

Freedom of the Press: IWPA, the First Amendment and “Societies of Men”

    “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.” - First Amendment to the United States Constitution As disparate as our nation’s politics, lifestyles, races, genders, or economic opinions may be we agree on one thing. Freedom of speech and of the press are critical. The ability to express [...]