(WUSA) -- There's a new networking organization in the Washington, DC area, and it's all about professional women making connections while giving back to charity.

Our Monika Samtani tells JC Hayward about 'Launch Network', the group she founded this year. Events are held all around DC, with a donations given to a different cause at every meeting.

Launch Network is accepting new members and is creating a resource directory of professionals. Launch Network website is

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