Podcast with the Pros: Heather Whaling

Photo courtesy of Geben Communication

Heather Whaling, CEO and founder of Geben Communication, takes the German root of her company’s name to heart. Geben, which means “to give,” focuses on providing its employees with a quality work experience. She also focuses on this meaning throughout other aspects of her life. Heather is an advocate for women and girls in the workforce, as well as the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner for the Ohio Valley region. In this episode of “Podcast with the Pros,” Whaling gives back to public relations students by sharing insights on gender gaps, social media and doing good. Listen to the episode here.

Be sure to connect with Heather during the PRSSA 2017 National Conference, as well as on Twitter @prtini.

Natalie Gloady is a graduate student at Waynesburg University and the PRSSA 2017–2018 Publications Editor in Chief. Follow her on Twitter or connect with her on LinkedIn.

Maura Fenske is a senior public relations major with a journalism minor. She serves as the Chapter president for the Waynesburg University Public Relations Student Society of America Chapter and as an account specialist for Student-run firm Red Brick Communications. She also serves as the copy editor for FORUM and has written for Waynesburg University’s award-winning student newspaper “The Yellow Jacket.” Maura hopes to combine her passion for public relations, writing and sports in her future career and plans to someday own a golden retriever named Rooney. Follow her on Twitter at @maurafenske and visit her LinkedIn.

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