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2017-2018 NAPW VIP Woman of the Year Circle

The Nationaits VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in entrepreneurship. NAPWis the nation's leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members, a thriving eChapter and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

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

China Lashae Johnson was raised in California, primarily in the cities of Los Angeles and San Bernardino County. “I was exposed to many different social classes and social issues that affected the community as well as myself,” she said. “It bothered me emotionally, mentally and physically.”

In 2009, Ms. Johnson founded The Afro Vision of Empowerment Society, an organization committed to creating social programs the help empower the Afro community. As CEO, she is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company, including overseeing the organizations’ local chapters. Ms. Johnson said it is challenging to find “honest, loyal, humble people” who are eager to help others but she is con dent she will always find the resources that will allow her to continue to grow her organization. “My future goals are to create the best social and political movement that ever existed in the world,” she said.

About NAPW
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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