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The story of an aspiring, bi-sexual public relations leader.

Throughout the month of June we continue to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community across the globe. I was inspired to share my story because I want other LGBTQ+ students to understand that they can succeed in this industry. I would like to begin this story by sharing my LGBTQ+ journey. It wasn’t until middle school that […]

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Three Times Representation Helped Me Feel Home in Public Relations

PRSSA marked February 2020 as “PRoud Month,” and I used that month to reflect on the power of pride. A Twitter Chat was hosted on the topic led by Adriênne Bolden, PRSSA’s inaugural vice president of diversity and inclusion. The chat left me thinking about the power of representation. How did I get here, able […]

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PRSSA PRoud Month — Twitter Chat Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in our PRSSA PRoud Month Twitter chat, “Loud and #PRoud: The Importance of D&I in the Industry.” This chat was co-hosted by Vice President of Diversity of Inclusion Adriênne Bolden (@leverage_miami) and Vice President of Digital Communications Carolyn Lok (tweeting from @PRSSANational). The Twitter chat was run using the hashtag #PRSSAPRoud, and highlights from […]

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Advocacy 101

As future leaders of the public relations industry, we must understand that advocacy is essential to a client’s success. As developing professionals, we need to learn what advocacy is and how it can be applied to real world practice. To do this, let’s take a look at the definition of the word: The act of […]

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