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 […]

President of Powell Tate Welcomes Attendees [National Conference Session Recap]

Session: Welcome and Keynote Address Presenter: Pam Jenkins, Powell Tate Recap: Pam Jenkins started the keynote address with inspirational words as she challenged members to change the world. Jenkins, president of Powell Tate, went onto to explain why the public relations field is a good choice. The world needs public relations because it is fundamental to everything an organization does, […]

Seven Things to See and Do While in Washington, D.C.

You’ve printed your business cards, updated your resume and purchased your flight tickets. It’s official — you’re going to the PRSSA 2014 National Conference. Even though you’ll be busy attending amazing sessions and learning about the profession, you’ll also have some free time to do some sightseeing. Wondering where to start? Here are a few ideas: 1. Smithsonian Museums In […]