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ESG Pros Differ About Who Should Lead Companies on Social Issues

April 30th, 2022 by

[Editor’s Note: As part of the PRNEWS Social Impact Awards April 20, 2022, in Pentagon City, VA, we convened a roundtable of honorees. We discussed a variety of issues, from who should decide which social issues… Continued

Museum Promotes Careers in PR as it Celebrates AAPI Pioneers

April 29th, 2022 by

Since the beginning of the pandemic, hate crimes against the Asian community have increased. Indeed, they rose 339 percent in 2021–an unprecedented level. Surrounded by so much hate and misunderstanding, we often wonder what can… Continued

Jeanine Liburd of BET talks about the importance of social change for companies.

BET Social Impact Chief: Social Change is ‘a Long Game’

April 21st, 2022 by

Developing your company’s social impact initiative is a daunting task, but do your homework yet don’t overthink it, says BET Networks’ Jeanine Liburd.

Cracker Jill rebrand of Cracker Jack shows inclusive packaging to support women in sports

Cracker Jill Rebrand Shows the Importance of Purposeful Messaging

April 7th, 2022 by

A temporary rebrand like Cracker Jill can take a lot of time, energy and creativity, but the payoff can be a reputation boon.

Communicators Play Key Role in Advancing Better Images of Women

April 6th, 2022 by

The additional burden that women must look like the Kardashians has resurfaced. Fortunately, PR pros can help move society away from this antiquated trope.

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Keeping Women in the PR Workforce

March 31st, 2022 by

Women feel the pandemic disproportionately affected them. Some PR firms are offering more support at home and in the office. 

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Accountability: Companies Should Measure Their Social Justice, DEI Efforts

March 28th, 2022 by

Companies that are serious about their social justice and DEI work must measure it and hold themselves accountable, says Fenton CEO Valarie De La Garza.

PRNEWS talks to NYWICI President Elect on the state of women in PR.

[VIDEO] PRNEWS Talks with Georgia Galanoudis, NYWICI About the State of Women in PR

March 24th, 2022 by

PRNEWS talked with Georgia Galanoudis, New York Women in Communications president-elect and chief experience officer at HIMSS, to discuss the state of women in PR.

Kirsten Dunst, Jane Campion, Benedict Cumberbatch attend The Power of the Dog premiere

Campion’s Gaffe Highlights Delicate Art of the Punchline

March 21st, 2022 by

During her speech at the Critics’ Choice Awards, Jane Campion’s remarks were seen as minimizing the Williams sisters’ legacy. 

Pay Transparency a Good PR Move for Equal Pay Day

March 15th, 2022 by

While some companies may cringe at the openness salary transparency brings, others can use it as an opportunity to promote equal pay clarity.