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Business Must Be Nimble to Achieve #BalanceforBetter

Lisa Kimmel, Chair & CEO, Canada, & Chair, Latin America & Global Women’s Equality Network, Edelman International Women’s Day (IWD) is a time to both celebrate women’s achievements and reflect on how far we still have to go to achieve gender parity in society. This year’s campaign theme, #BalanceforBetter, seems particularly poignant after a year of reckoning…

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How Do We Achieve #BalanceforBetter?

Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer, Joyful Planet LLC  This year’s theme of International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter, which is a call to action for creating a gender-balanced world. So, how do we turn a slogan into a call to action for all, including women and men? I believe it starts with creating strong…

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You Risk It All By Not Taking Risks

Mayke Nagtegaal, COO, MessageBird It’s 2019, and women are owning the moment—recognizing that we hold the power to write our own rules and pursue our wildest ambitions. Yet, when it comes to taking risks at work and leaps in our careers, the confidence gap still exists—with many women still second-guessing our qualifications and fearing backlash about…

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#BetterforBalance. We’ll All Be Better For It

Cary Broussard, CEO, Broussard Global I want to accelerate gender equity practices in corporate management and in the boardroom. So I designed a course for NYU’s School for Professional Studies, where I’ve been an adjunct professor for several years. I collaborated with a young engineer, Brittney Cummins, who also teaches leadership skills to young women…

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Taking Your Seat at the Table and What to do Once You’re There

Kimberly Ramalho, Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs, Lockheed Martin, Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) As women, particularly those of us navigating the corporate landscape, it’s near impossible not to stress over our place in the boardroom. After all, less than 20 percent of senior management across all industries are women. Yes, after all the…

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Celebrating the Other Woman

Sharon Fenster, Diversity Consultant and Immediate Past-President at PRSA-NY During Women’s History Month we traditionally celebrate those women who have managed to break through the glass ceiling.  But I want to take a moment to celebrate the women who never break through the glass ceiling.  As one of those women, I believe it’s time to…

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ON:chain Launches Inaugural Conference on the Intersection of Blockchain and Financial Innovation

CommPRO Editorial Staff ON:chain is launching its initial annual thought-leadership conference, ON:chain19, on Thursday, May 23, 2019. The intimate conference and networking event will be engaging industry leaders, family offices, and investment professionals in robust discussions about the impact of blockchain on financial markets, institutional transactions, portfolio construction, and consumer behavior. On stage will be leaders…

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What Does “Truth on Trial” Mean to You?

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency Politics aside, for the moment, do you feel you can speak up and speak out without fear of being attacked, called out or judged both online and offline? On February 26, 2019 “Truth on Trial” hosted by the Schar School of Policy & Government at George Mason University…

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Communicators as Brand Value Creators (On-Demand Recording)

Webcast Overview Join us for a virtual round table where our panelists will discuss how they are redefining their roles as strategic communications professionals. From using data to shape and defend strategies to advising on crisis and enhancing brand reputation, the role of the communicator is becoming more integral to the business by the day.…

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Celebrating Black PR History: Diverse Voices

For the Museum of Public Relations’ fourth annual Black PR History event, they are exploring the subject through the personal histories of industry leaders from agencies, corporations and academia. These esteemed panelists are all contributors to  Diverse Voices: Profiles in Leadership, the first-of-a-kind book sponsored by the PRSA Foundation and published last year by PRMuseum Press .…

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Trending in 2018: Top 10 Events

Editor’s Note:  As we close the books on 2018, we celebrate our event partners and their generosity in sharing their wisdom and insight with us. We are grateful that you are a member of the CommPRO community. We look forward to continuing our collaboration in 2019. Top 10 Events   1.)  Truth on Trial – Featuring Ty…

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Balancing Fun and Professionalism At The Holiday Office Party

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Are you planning to attend your office holiday party? I hope so. This is a great occasion to relax and have a good time — and can be a highly anticipated, positive antidote to year-end stress. But anytime you combine fun with professionalism, it can also be a challenge. Here are ten…

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Giving Thanks: Lessons from a Tumultuous Year

  Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO of CommunicationsMatchTM  For those of us who will be fortunate enough to sit down this Thanksgiving over turkey (or “tofurkey”) under our, our friends’ or families’ roofs, it goes without saying that we have a lot to be thankful for. Despite hardships we may have faced during the course…

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Is Trump Responsible for the Violence?

Helio Fred Garcia, Executive Director, Logos Institute for Crisis Management and Executive Leadership The French philosopher and writer Voltaire warned that those who can make us believe absurdities can make us commit atrocities. We have seen this phenomenon play out in all parts of the world for the nearly 300 years since Voltaire first warned us. And…

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The NEW Year of the Woman

Nancy F. Koehn, Historian at the Harvard Business School  It’s a now too-familiar refrain—men don’t listen when women speak. Previous American presidents have been accused of this, but, in the past, there was a veneer of civility to how chief executives referred to and addressed women, and, by some, a heartfelt attempt to make things…

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Time’s Up! Overcoming the Negative Publicity of the #GoogleWalkout

 Kate Weckerly, Crisis Communication Specialist, SSPR  Ok, Google. It’s clear that “time’s up” and the cat’s out of the bag. The culture of inequity the company has clearly embodied has been exposed. And the 20,000 participants in the #GoogleWalkout are gaining media traction and support for their mission to create a better working environment. So, how can Google…

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Golin Redefines and Reclaims Public Relations

CommPRO Editorial Staff Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) agency Golin announced today its new progressive approach to reclaiming public relations, redefining it and moving it forward. In an era of unprecedented communications confusion, Golin’s plan is designed to drive pride in their profession and deliver stronger, measurable business results to their clients. Golin’s actions will include…

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