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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
[VIDEO] PRNEWS Live Discusses Women’s Paths to Leadership on International Women’s DayMarch 8th, 2023 by Nicole Schuman
PRNEWS Live welcomed Tina Kozak, the first woman CEO of Franco, in its 59-year history, to discuss women in PR leadership on International Women’s Day.
Amid Economic Uncertainty, Brands Must Keep DEI Budgets Top of MindMarch 8th, 2023 by Jennifer Risi
Cutting back on DEI budgets will not provide significant cost savings during economic uncertainty. For most companies, DEI budgets pale in comparison to other departments. Instead, our author provides other cost-savings measures.
With New Chair, PRSA Continues Focus on Ethics, DEIMarch 7th, 2023 by PRNEWS
In this Q&A, we asked Michelle Egan, PRSA’s new chair, about member concerns around chatGPT, the priority PRSA places on ethics, and the steps PRSA has taken to diversify its membership and the industry.
Book Bans Threaten Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ProgressMarch 7th, 2023 by Angela Hayes
The very idea of book bans is counterintuitive to the PR profession, our author writes.
Building Diversity Pipelines takes Buy-In, Training and Constant ReassessmentMarch 2nd, 2023 by Erika Bradbury
There is still significant work to be done to build diverse pipelines. Here’s what the industry can do to move forward.
[VIDEO] PRNEWS Live Welcomes Dove to Discuss the #BlackHairIsProfessional CampaignFebruary 28th, 2023 by Nicole Schuman
PRNEWS Live discussed Dove’s latest impactful campaign and partnership with LinkedIn, which supports The CROWN Act. Dove’s work bridges public policy and purpose-driven communication.
Female Agency Founders Encourage DEI NarrativeFebruary 28th, 2023 by Erika Bradbury
Ahead of Women’s History Month, we asked female communicators, during a virtual roundtable, about advancing in their PR careers, founding their own agencies and how the last few years of more flexible work have shifted the paradigm.
How Communicating Gender Equality Impacts Women in PRFebruary 23rd, 2023 by PRNEWS
PRNEWS spoke with Molly Levinson about advice she gives to both students ready to enter the PR workforce and those looking to advance in their careers. She also shares lessons she learned in her previous roles as an Emmy award-winning producer.
Owning Up to DEI FailuresFebruary 15th, 2023 by Nicole Schuman
Making empty DEI promises is, simply, no longer an option. The public will find you out if you’re insincere. How should organizations respond?