2012 Rising Stars of PR: Meredith Z. Avakian-Hardaway


 

Meredith Z. Avakian-Hardaway

Public Affairs Specialist, DuPont


Meredith Z. Avakian-Hardaway not only makes contributions daily in her role as the public affairs specialist at E.I. DuPont de Nemours (DuPont), she dedicates her time in the local community, mentors and shares her talents and expertise with others.

In addition to her role as public affairs specialist, Avakian-Hardaway also served as chairwoman of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Armenian General Benevolent Union Young Professionals for three years, as well as, the CFO for the Philadelphia Public Relations Association.

Avakian-Hardaway has transformed DuPont’s community outreach, building its volunteer team from five to 90 people. The Ambassadors (community volunteers) team that Avakian-Hardaway leads has supported more events and has gotten more positive media coverage since she has been at DuPont than ever before in its 95-year history.

She's helped to revitalize DuPont’s Women's Network, Wildlife Habitat Council, safety team, Ambassadors team and also created a communications committee. Most notably, under Avakian-Hardaway's leadership, DuPont now has a site newsletter, which is the first formal publication the site has had in nearly 20 years.

Back to People To Watch: Rising PR Stars 30 and Under



 

 




Comments Off

Deals of the Week

Get $150 Off PR News' PR Measurement Conference

 prnews-measurement-conf-175x135-static

Join us on November 20, 2014, for PR News’ essential PR Measurement Conference, taking place at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Commit now to grounding all of your PR efforts in metrics that connect to organizational goals and prove value that communications makes in thriving b2c and b2b companies, nonprofits and professional associations.

Use code “150off” at checkout.

Get $50 off PR News' Media Relations Guidebook


book-mediarelations-180x150

This 8-chapter resource contains practical implications for some of the most innovative developments in media relations, including the technologies, methodologies and mannerisms that determine the ecosystem in which PR pros practice this essential part of their craft.

Use code “50off” at checkout.

Save $100 on a PR News Subscription



Let PR News become your weekly, go-to resource for the latest PR trends, case studies and tip sheets. Topics covered include visual storytelling, social media, measurement, crisis management and media relations.

Use code “SUBDEAL” at checkout.

Comments are closed.