<strong>The Disadvantage that can become an Advantage: The Dyslexic Voice</strong>

The Disadvantage that can become an Advantage: The Dyslexic Voice

Going back to the third grade, the teacher passes out a piece of paper and tells the class that we will have a timed writing assignment on the chapter we just read. For the average student, this might be scary, but doable. For a student who has dyslexia, however, this task seems impossible.  Timed writing is difficult for students with […]

Using PR To Help Others

Using PR To Help Others

Public relations is often confused with marketing and advertising. Although there is much overlap between these groups, public relations is often overlooked, and its benefits are forgotten. One aspect of PR that must never be forgotten, however, is its ability to help others. Many clients are often looking to spread the word about an important topic. As a PR professional, […]

What Marvel’s “Shang-Chi” Means For Asian Representation in Hollywood

What Marvel’s “Shang-Chi” Means For Asian Representation in Hollywood

Hit sensation, “Crazy Rich Asians” in 2018 directed by Jon M. Chu and written by Kevin Kwan, led to a void in Hollywood that wasn’t fulfilled for many years. That void was the lack of representation in films for all cultures including Asians. While Asian actors have been in Hollywood, they haven’t been the center of those projects but rather […]

Victoria’s Secret Rebrand: Better Late Than Never

Victoria’s Secret Rebrand: Better Late Than Never

Victoria’s Secret is infamous for their angels, or the beautiful models depicted in lingerie wearing wings. After 24 years of the angels, Victoria’s Secret has decided to rebrand in order to better represent the times. The new model group, referred to as the VS Collective, is composed of activists, entrepreneurs, and athletes that will act as brand ambassadors.  It has […]

The PRSSA and Finn Partners Program Experience — Part 2

The PRSSA and Finn Partners Program Experience — Part 2

This article offers reflections from various PRSSA students who participated in “Partners for Diversity: The Internship Preview” a collaborative program created by PRSSA and FINN Partners. To learn more about the program, see part one of our coverage here. Giselle Gallegos — California State University, Fullerton My recent participation in the FINN Partners x PRSSA Partners for Diversity program was […]

The PRSSA and Finn Partners Program Experience — Part 1

The PRSSA and Finn Partners Program Experience — Part 1

Last year, I wrote an article about how unpaid internships perpetuate the racial wealth gap inequity and therefore prevent the PR industry from becoming more diverse. To address this issue, PRSSA teamed up with Finn Partners to launch a two-day mentorship program for diverse members, called “Partners for Diversity: The Internship Preview.” The program aimed to expose students to various […]