International Association of Women Inducts Deana Kennedy Into Its VIP Influencer of the Year Circle

Deana Kennedy, Lead Human Capital Specialist at Environmental Protection Agency OIG, is selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession.

The International Association of Women (IAW) honors Deana Kennedy as a 2018-2019 inductee into its VIP Influencer of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in entrepreneurship. The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online networking platform with nearly one million members, 1000+ in person and virtual events, over 100 Local US based Chapters and International Chapters in several cities in China.

“I’m pleased to welcome Deana into this exceptional group of professional women,” said IPDN President and IAW Spokesperson Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”

Self-motivated and results driven to succeed, Deana Kennedy is a seasoned human resources (HR) professional who has constantly set her goals to keep pace with her highest aspirations for personal excellence. Throughout her career, she has exhibited exemplary teamwork, expertise, integrity and dedication.

As Lead Human Capital Specialist for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) OIG, Ms. Kennedy’s responsibilities are expansive, including developing the organization’s strategies for training and development and employee performance and grievance issues; interacting with other departments; overseeing training initiatives; managing on-boarding; and much more. To help continue to strengthen the organization’s HR services, Ms. Kennedy serves as a member of the Council of Inspectors General Integrity and Efficiency, Human Resources Round Table.

Other leadership positions Ms. Kennedy has held include Chief, Military Personnel Division in the Department of the Army; Action Officer in Warrior Transition Command and Deputy Director in Human Resources Directorate at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

Ms. Kennedy continues to set an exemplary example of dedication, commitment and perseverance. She works tirelessly to increase revenue, perform her duties to the highest standards and treat staff, colleagues and customers with respect and confidence.

About IAW

The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online professional networking platform that provides nearly one million women the forum, professional development and services needed to thrive in an interconnected world. Through 100+ local chapters, International Chapters in several cities in China and 1000+ in person and virtual events, members cultivate valuable connections, develop professionally, and promote themselves and their businesses. Founded in Chicago in 2017, IAW is a division of Professional Diversity Network, Inc (NASDAQ: IPDN), an online network tailored to provide diverse professionals in the United States with access to employment opportunities.

Source: International Association of Women


Categories: Environmental Protection

Tags: EPA, federal government, HR, human resources, lead human capital specialist, OIG, training


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The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online professional networking platform that provides nearly one million women with the forum, education, and services to thrive in an interconnected world.