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New Directors Join Women in PR USA Advisory Council

By CommPro.biz Editorial Staff The Organization of American Women in Public Relations (Women in PR USA™), the group that was developed to connect women leaders in public relations across North America, is pleased to announce the addition of 9 new members to serve on the organization’s national advisory council in 2017. Directors are located in…

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WEF: Closing the Leadership Gap

By Barri Rafferty Senior Partner and CEO, North America, Ketchum The Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum has begun and this year there is an extraordinarily timely theme: responsive and responsible leadership. Amid the growing discontent of the world’s citizens with corporate and government leaders, we are on the verge of a transformation with respect to…

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Women in PR USA™ Launches, Expanding Organization Across North America

By CommPro.biz Editorial Staff The Organization of Canadian Women in Public Relations (Women in PR Canada) announced the launch of its sister organization, American Women in Public Relations (Women in PR USA™). Together, the organizations form the networking group Women in PR North America™.  The organization was developed to enable groups of women leaders in…

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Examining the Role of Women in Wall Street

How the CEO of the Securities Traders Association is Addressing the Challenge By Silvia Davi, Chief Marketing Officer, Equities.com At the recent 83rd Securities Traders Association Market Structure Conference in D.C., I attended the Women in Finance symposium at the conference and was pleasantly surprised. The symposium was a celebration and acknowledgment of women in Wall…

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Women in Ad Tech

Editor’s Note: The current US elections have placed the issue of gender roles front and center. But one doesn’t have to look at US politics to find gender imbalances in leadership positions. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the field of ad tech. Sources estimate that less than 3% of ad tech CEOs are women,…

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What is Your Leadership IQ? Take the Accountability Quiz

By Leslie Grossman, Chair, Vistage International How accountable are YOU? Are you a leader with integrity? If you are a CEO, your own boss or the leader of a team at a company, an organization or nonprofit,  take this true or false quiz to find out if you are an accountable leader: T or F: I want my people…

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Can Women Leaders Survive the Gender Divide?

By Dr. Rob Bogosian It’s 2016, more than 50 years since the Equal Pay Act in 1963. Yet, the average working woman still earns less than $4 for every $5 earned by the typical man. Furthermore, only four percent of CEOs of S&P 500 companies are women, according to Catalyst’s Pyramid. How is it that women…

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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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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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Leadership Presence: What it is, What it isn’t, and How to Increase it

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Leadership presence, that illusive but “we know it when we see it” quality, is a blending of personal and interpersonal skills that when combined, send all the right signals. It’s how you show up, how you make others feel, and how effectively you communicate both verbally and non-verbally. It’s the…

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(2015 Top Webinar) Innovative Leadership: A CEO Roundtable Discussion

Editor’ Note: In celebration of Women’s Equality Day, August 26th, 2015, we’re pleased to share the on-demand recording of this dynamic discussion, hosted by  Cathy Baron Tamraz, Chairwoman and CEO, Business Wire. Overview The world of strategic communications is evolving at an ever increasing speed.  In times of rapid innovation, it’s critical to have dynamic, purpose-driven…

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It’s In The Hands Of The Voters  (OP-ED)

Gun control and abortion rights issues expose the limits of political and non-political public relations campaigns. It’s not the money spent that counts, or the number of media placements. it’s the number of votes and changing the minds of people that matters. Arthur Solomon On May 30, on this website I wrote that if meaningful…

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Democratic Election Strategy Suggestions Should Include A New Approach to Public Relations And Not Beat A Dead Horse; Neither Should Agency Account Teams.

Arthur Solomon On May 24, on this site, I wrote a column giving my opinion on why the Republican Party has stymied Democratic legislation on women’s right to choose and gun control.  I began the column with the following:  “Ever since the conclusion of the 2020 presidential election, I stayed away from writing columns about…

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How Overturning Roe Will Be An Example Of How To Win A Battle and Lose The Public Relations War, And Why Massive Positive Media Coverage Does Not Result In Election Victories

Arthur Solomon  Ever since the conclusion of the 2020 presidential election, I stayed away from writing columns about politics.  That’s because political pundits of the broadcast and print media are not contributing factual information to their audiences. New information is disseminated in the news sections and the pundits use those details to try to convince…

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When She Looked Away, Did You Think She Stopped Listening?

  Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. You were having an intense conversation with a woman you met at a networking event when she began to shift her gaze from your face to look around the room. Did that made you feel as if she’d stopped listening? If so, it wasn’t a logical reaction. You know that…

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