Why Companies Should Hire International Students

Why Companies Should Hire International Students

Despite language barriers and visa applications, international students are a valuable investment for employers in the communications industry. Their comprehensive understanding of the world is an invaluable tool for organizations seeking to target diverse publics.  International students bring a global perspective and diversity of thought. As more and more companies become international corporations, people with experiences outside the U.S. are […]

“Be confident, my Asian friends.” A Commentary on Asian Representation in PR

“Be confident, my Asian friends.” A Commentary on Asian Representation in PR

As I reflect on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, I want to introduce you to another way to think about the #StopAsianHate conversation. I was born in Xi’an, China. Every time I saw a foreigner on the street who looked very different from me, I was genuinely curious about that person’s life story, language, experience and what brought […]

RELACIONES PÚBLICAS: COMUNICACIÓN GLOBAL

RELACIONES PÚBLICAS: COMUNICACIÓN GLOBAL

Hasta ahora las Relaciones Públicas son tomadas como una simple cortesía por parte de los comunicadores, la profesión se sigue “vendiendo” como una simple fachada para quedar bien ante otras empresas. Es momento de cambiar esa perspectiva. Muchos de nosotros, en algún momento, pensamos que las Relaciones Públicas son el simple ejercicio de vender una imagen para que el público […]

Joining Global Conversations with International Public Relations [National Conference Session Recap]

Session: Around the World and Back: International PR Moderator: John Trybus, APR, The British Embassy Panelists: Liselle Yorke, Grameen Foundation; Amber Khan, Women for Women International; Laura Rusu, Oxfam America Recap: According to Amber Khan, the most pressing international issues right now are global groups such as ISIS and the impact they have on women and children. The use of torture, gender-based violence against […]