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Dr. Felice Gersh on International Women’s Day – “I Choose to Challenge the Medical Status Quo”

Editor’s Note:  CommPRO reached out to Dr. Felice Gersh, a multi-award winning physician with dual board certifications in OB-GYN and Integrative Medicine to share her thoughts about what she “chooses to challenge.”     About: Felice Gersh, M.D. is a multi-award winning physician with dual board certifications in OB-GYN and Integrative Medicine. She is the founder and director…

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A Celebration of International Women’s Day – Women in the World of Tech

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing It was only in very recent memory that the United States began to recognize the powerful contribution women have on our country’s history. In 1980 President Carter issued the first Presidential Proclamation declaring the week of March 8th National Women’s History Week. Several years later, it was extended into all…

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Embrace Change – Marian Salzman on International Women’s Day 2021

Editor’s Note:  CommPRO reached out to Marian Salzman, Senior Vice President, Communications at Philip Morris International to share her thoughts about the celebration of International Women’s Day 2021.     About: Marian Salzman, senior vice president, global communications at Philip Morris International (PMI), has been named one of the world’s top five trendspotters and is among…

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In Celebration of International Women’s Day: The Modern Femme™ Movement

Editor’s Note:  CommPRO reached out to our community to share their thoughts in celebration of International Women’s Day.  This article is submitted by Katy Blevins & Somer Chambley, co-founders of The Modern Femme™ Movement. Women today face overwhelming societal pressure to be “everything to everyone.” Left physically exhausted, mentally depleted and often feeling personally and professionally…

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Happy International Women’s Day: Now’s Your Time to Speak Up

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #PressforProgress, a strong call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues and communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. Purple is the official color of International Women’s Day, founded more than a century ago after some 15,000 women marched…

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Women’s Entrepreneurship Day to be Held November 17th at the United Nations

CommPRO Editorial Staff The Annual International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day [WED] convenes at the United Nations in New York City on Friday, November 17th, 2017 to empower women and girls globally to help alleviate poverty. The grassroots mission and message to empower women and girls to become active participants in the economy by igniting a network of…

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Celebration of International Women’s Day – Opinion

By Julia Shewchuk, Owner, Serenity Acres Farm, Contributor at MotherEarthNews.com Every day is International Women’s Day in my eyes! Every day should be Mother’s Day or Father’s Day or Valentine’s Day! We shouldn’t need one special day to point out how fabulous Women are, Mothers, Fathers, Husbands, or Wives. We shouldn’t need one special day to…

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Why is International Women’s Day Still Needed?

By Leslie Grossman, Chair, Vistage International On this year’s International Women’s Day, Tuesday, March 8th, we reflect on the fact that study upon study proves that when women are present in corporate and government leadership, there is more collaboration and economic growth; yet progress is slow. Nevertheless, some believe that women should not be singled out…

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Women in STEM, Where We Started and Where We Are Today

By Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle, CEO and co-founder, Ixcela 50 years ago, few women pursued degrees and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The challenges these women faced were complex and ranged from general gender bias to a widespread belief from male counterparts regarding their ability to “handle” both the content and the stamina to…

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What Will Be Your Organization’s Authentic Purpose in 2021?

Carole Cone On Purpose, Founder & CEO Authenticity means showing up and standing up for your values, beliefs, and commitments. This is particularly true–and necessary–in terms of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This International Women’s Day, we’re looking at brands that are walking the talk and putting their stakeholders–from employees to communities–first. Case in point: Mars…

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Women Launch Campaign for Gender Parity in Investing

CommPRO Editorial Staff Research shows that gender diverse teams significantly outperform – but women are still highly underrepresented in the number of fund managers. PEWIN #HerWorth challenge hopes to change that. In managing their wealth, women are looking for investments that align with their values.  However, many women are finding that they don’t have any female-led funds…

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INDUSTRY NEWS Trump’s Brand Story – An Unconventional Success Strategy February 19, 2017 | Industry News, Marketing, Public Relations PR Genome Webinar – How PR is Vital to the Future of Branded Video Content in 2017 February 19, 2017 | Events, Industry News, PR Council Donald Trump Rants and Raves at the Press in a Classic Example of Misdirection…

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The Steak not the Sizzle — Women and Power; Women and Communications

By Davia B. Temin, President and CEO, Temin and Company As we all honor International Women’s Day in our own way, I’d like to turn for a moment to the topic of the growing power of women around the world, especially as communications becomes a core component of leadership, not just an add-on. For so long, women both…

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Shattering the Glass Ceiling in the French Food Industry

Editor’s Note: CommPRO reached out to our global community, seeking perspectives about International Women’s Day.  We appreciate this post from Martine Pelier, managing director of Active International’s Paris office and a newly inducted Knight of the French National Order of the Legion of Honor No one knows the French food industry quite like Martine Pelier. Working in a country…

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Now’s the Time to Make Lemonade

s Cary Broussard, Author, Speaker, Coach, DE&I Advocate We surveyed 200 leaders nationwide at Cinderella to CEO, asking women and men how the global pandemic affected their professional and personal stamina. There are many “aha” findings in their responses, but we had one big takeaway – They told us that never before have mindfulness, truthful…

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Rising to the C-Suite: Tips and Lessons to Navigate the Journey

Marina MacDonald, Chief Marketing Officer, Red Roof  As we celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, it is important to reflect on how support is essential to women overcoming barriers and thriving in the workplace. Companies and colleagues should be committed to giving women the tools they need to manage more effectively and efficiently…

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