To shed some light on how PR pros can successfully promote cultural change inside and outside of their organizations, we gathered some of this year’s Top Women in PR together in a virtual roundtable to share their recent efforts and best practices.
Diversity, Equality & Inclusion
While some may be surprised the publication still exists in the shadow of the #MeToo movement, SI is utilizing the platform to leverage a message of inclusivity. Its 2021 edition features the first cover with a transgender model, Leyna Bloom.
Societal improvement can be frustratingly slow. As a business leader and communication professional, I find it painful watching organizations repeatedly fail to learn from their mistakes.
PRNEWS has announced the honorees for this year’s Top Women in PR. The 2021 honorees are recognized in five distinct categories: Changemakers, Entrepreneurs, Industry Innovators, Mentors and Rising Stars.
Raiders player Carl Nassib became the first active NFL athlete to publicly announce he is gay on June 21. Solidarity, simplicity and coordination of messaging were key to the league’s communications strategy.
Omnicom’s chief equity officer Emily Graham delivered an impassioned keynote to the PRSA-NY DEI event about how the pandemic and social media helped catalyze change throughout the past year.
Juneteenth seems all but certain to become a federal holiday. Still, it seems likely some companies will resist making it a paid holiday/day off. As usual, communicators will need to navigate the waters carefully. Those who spoke with us advocated using the day to raise issues and offer education.
[VIDEO] Alexander Slater, Founding Partner, Clyde Group, on Pride Month, DEI and ‘The New Age of PR’June 16th, 2021 by Nicole Schuman
PRNEWS Live welcomed Alexander Slater, Founding Partner at Clyde Group, to chat about Pride Month, DEI and ‘the new age of PR.’.
We often forget what the letter R in PR entails. ‘PR is a relationship business’ flows off the tongue so smoothly we sometimes fail to think about the phrase’s meaning. In this post timed for Pride Month, UNC assistant professor Joseph Czabovsky discusses how the importance of relationships was cemented in his memory.
PRNEWS Live welcomed Spencer Harvey, communications manager at GLAAD. Harvey discussed GLAAD’s latest efforts to elevate LGBTQ+ visibility and online safety, including new initiatives with P&G, Kellogg’s and others.