Together is Much Better

Together is Much Better

“If you always do what you’ve always done, you will always get what you’ve always got.” Have you ever heard this quote? The main purpose of this expression is to point out the fact that if you want to change the final result, you need to change the way you do things. In a globalized, well-connected world, we are always surrounded by different ways of thinking […]

PRSSA PRoud Month — Twitter Chat Recap

PRSSA PRoud Month — Twitter Chat Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in our PRSSA PRoud Month Twitter chat, “Loud and #PRoud: The Importance of D&I in the Industry.” This chat was co-hosted by Vice President of Diversity of Inclusion Adriênne Bolden (@leverage_miami) and Vice President of Digital Communications Carolyn Lok (tweeting from @PRSSANational). The Twitter chat was run using the hashtag #PRSSAPRoud, and highlights from the chat can be found […]

How You Can Make Your Social Media More Inclusive to the Disability Community

How You Can Make Your Social Media More Inclusive to the Disability Community

The modern world of media is being led by the digital age. Even though the digital age has helped reduce geographical and social barriers, is the digital age completely inclusive to people with disabilities? Technology has monumentally changed our culture in the past decade, improving the lives of people with disabilities and I wonder where technology will take us in […]

What It Means to Be #PRoud: Celebrating Diverse Voices in Public Relations

What It Means to Be #PRoud: Celebrating Diverse Voices in Public Relations

As the vice president of events and fundraising, I oversee the Regional Conferences that PRSSA endorses each spring. While attending the events in Boston and Chicago as the official delegate from the National Committee, I’m grateful to have taken part in conversations about covering, bringing your most authentic self to work, and educating people of color and allies on how […]

Celebrating Black Public Relations History [National Conference 2018 Session Recap]

Celebrating Black Public Relations History [National Conference 2018 Session Recap]

Session: Celebrating Black Public Relations History Presenter: Lori George Billingsley, The Coca-Cola Company, Neil Foote, National Black Public Relations Society, David Brown, Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication Moderator: Rochelle Ford, Ph.D., APR, Elon University Recap: The overarching theme of this session was viewing the intersectionality of who we are and not being ashamed of the experiences we go through. […]

LA DIVERSIDAD EN RELACIONES PÚBLICAS:  ADAPTARNOS A UN MUNDO QUE NO PARA DE CAMBIAR

LA DIVERSIDAD EN RELACIONES PÚBLICAS: ADAPTARNOS A UN MUNDO QUE NO PARA DE CAMBIAR

Hoy en día, el mundo está dividido en distintos países a las que pertenece cada individuo, donde en su mayoría no se habla un mismo idioma y no se comparten  las mismas tradiciones. Dentro de estas naciones existe un sentido de los que la habitan que actúa con la finalidad de integrarse, normalmente hacia un idioma común, un mismo sistema educativo, […]

What Diversity Officers Want You to Know About Your On-Campus Resource

What Diversity Officers Want You to Know About Your On-Campus Resource

Looking for a Diversity Month speaker for your Chapter? Need resources for a workshop? As Chapters begin prepping to celebrate the countless number of things that make our members unique, some may be finding themselves at a loss for where to start. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion, a blanket term for the variety of university divisions that specialize in […]