WITHIT Announces New Board of Directors Member

Deb Barrett Takes a Seat on Withit's Board of Directors as Vice President Networking
By: Window Dressings
KANEVILLE, Ill. - Dec. 16, 2016 - PRLog -- The Women's Leadership Development Network ( WITHIT) announces the appointment of Deb Barrett, Window Dressings, as Vice President of Networking to its Board of Directors. Barrett will be a chair the Networking committee which organizes the WOW awards and President's receptions at Market each year.

WITHIT, a non profit organization encourages and develops leadership, mentoring, education and networking opportunities for professional women in the home and furnishings industries.

Ms. Barrett has been working in the design and home furnishings industry for more than 30 years in various capacities, building a deep professional background in her passions. As a design entrepreneur, speaker, consultant and d├ęcor guide she has been inspiring and energizing her peers. She was awarded WITHIT's Educator of the Year in 2015 and was WITHIT Conference co-chair in 2016.

"I am very excited to assume my duties as VP of Networking and working with the incredibly talented Board of Directors. I can't wait to get started on implementing our plans for Withit's future.", says Barrett.

About Deb Barrett

Deb Barrett- window fashion visionary, creative catalyst and design confidante- has had an industry presence for more than 30 years.  As a design creative, she combined her twin passions-design and window coverings- by founding Window Dressings. As a nationally known award winning designer, she has built a reputation for cutting edge couture treatments whose specialty is finding creative solutions to challenging design problems. Barrett has also co-founded Soft Design lab, an online base camp and creative community dedicated to providing advanced education on soft furnishings design. As a sought-after speaker and design educator, Deb frequently speaks at national conferences, design events and association venues. She is an IACET accredited speaker and a member of the IDCEC Board of Directors and Withit. Most recently she was awarded the Educator of the Year (2015) award by Withit and the Industry Icon Award at IWCE 2016. You can find Deb at http://www.debbarrett.com

About WithIt

WithIt was formed in 1997 for women in the home and furnishings industries in order to support their multi-dimensional career paths. WithIt's purpose is to encourage and develop leadership, mentoring, education and networking opportunities for professional women in the home and furnishings industries. The non-profit organization is based in North Carolina.  http://www.withit.org

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