Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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PR Roundup: Pitching Rebounds, Ford’s Ode to Women, Mercyhurst Deflects

March 16th, 2023 by

Ford celebrated Women’s History Month with a clever messaging package and MuckRack’s State of Journalism found a positive trend for pitching, while Mercyhurst University responds with a disappointing statement when a student goes viral for the wrong reasons.

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[VIDEO] PRNEWS Live Discusses Women’s Paths to Leadership on International Women’s Day

March 8th, 2023 by

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. 

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Amid Economic Uncertainty, Brands Must Keep DEI Budgets Top of Mind

March 8th, 2023 by

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.

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With New Chair, PRSA Continues Focus on Ethics, DEI

March 7th, 2023 by

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.

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Book Bans Threaten Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Progress

March 7th, 2023 by

The very idea of book bans is counterintuitive to the PR profession, our author writes.

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Building Diversity Pipelines takes Buy-In, Training and Constant Reassessment

March 2nd, 2023 by

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 Campaign

February 28th, 2023 by

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.

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Female Agency Founders Encourage DEI Narrative

February 28th, 2023 by

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.

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How Communicating Gender Equality Impacts Women in PR

February 23rd, 2023 by

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.

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Owning Up to DEI Failures

February 15th, 2023 by

Making empty DEI promises is, simply, no longer an option. The public will find you out if you’re insincere. How should organizations respond?