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What It Means to Be #PRoud: Celebrating Diverse Voices in Public Relations

As the vice president of events and fundraising, I oversee the Regional Conferences that PRSSA endorses each spring. While attending the events in Boston and Chicago as the official delegate from the National Committee, I’m grateful to have taken part in conversations about covering, bringing your most authentic self to work, and educating people of […]

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Utilizing the Diversity Wheel for Personal and Professional Development

February is Black History Month, which is bringing up conversations about race and diversity. However, the color of a person’s skin is not the only factor of what makes him or her diverse. Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Alabama PRSA Chapter meeting where the Diversity Moment was a “Diversity Wheel.” The basics […]

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To the Black Professional

I’m trying to run the world. That’s what I tell myself. My philosophy is: If I aim to run the world, I have to start, at the very least, by running my world. I have to take control of my life and make decisions that ALWAYS benefit me and my cause. I take advantage of every […]

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A Seat at the Table and a Chance to Speak

As an aspiring Communications professional and a woman of color, I have undoubtedly had a different experience trying to break into the public relations industry. I personally understand the importance of fair representation and strive to be a part of the continued effort to diversify the industry through acts of inclusion. It is especially important […]

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Tips for Aspiring Public Relations Black Pros

Black History Month is a time of revering past and present trailblazers of the African diaspora in all communities and professional fields. Attending a historically black college or university is like walking in a living textbook where many of these pioneers studied and jump-started their careers. Of the 101 HBCUs in the nation, each rooted […]

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“PRedict Your Future” With the Chicago PRSSA Chapters

Columbia College Chicago, DePaul University and Loyola University Chicago Chapters of PRSSA have joined forces to bring together two days of awe-inspiring events for students across the nation! “PRedict the Future” was made by students for students who are driven to be leaders of the public relations industry. The three schools are coming together for […]

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Celebrating Black Public Relations History [National Conference 2018 Session Recap]

Session: Celebrating Black Public Relations History Presenter: Lori George Billingsley, The Coca-Cola Company, Neil Foote, National Black Public Relations Society, David Brown, Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication Moderator: Rochelle Ford, Ph.D., APR, Elon University Recap: The overarching theme of this session was viewing the intersectionality of who we are and not being ashamed of […]

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LA DIVERSIDAD EN RELACIONES PÚBLICAS: ADAPTARNOS A UN MUNDO QUE NO PARA DE CAMBIAR

Hoy en día, el mundo está dividido en distintos países a las que pertenece cada individuo, donde en su mayoría no se habla un mismo idioma y no se comparten  las mismas tradiciones. Dentro de estas naciones existe un sentido de los que la habitan que actúa con la finalidad de integrarse, normalmente hacia un idioma […]

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What Diversity Officers Want You to Know About Your On-Campus Resource

Looking for a Diversity Month speaker for your Chapter? Need resources for a workshop? As Chapters begin prepping to celebrate the countless number of things that make our members unique, some may be finding themselves at a loss for where to start. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion, a blanket term for the variety of […]

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Diversidad dentro de las Relaciones Públicas en Argentina

Si hay algo que define mayormente a la Argentina es su diversidad, ya sea tanto en sentido geográfico como cultural. Culturalmente en mi país, uno puede encontrar una gran cantidad de diferentes formas de ser, vivir y pensar entre las personas. Hablando sobre la profesión de las Relaciones Públicas, se puede decir que esta profesión, […]

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