Promoting Diversity & Inclusion Excellence in Public Relations


Diversity and inclusion is an important topic across many industries, especially public relations. How can you or your organization support a stronger public relations profession? As a PR leader, you “set the tone for diversity and inclusion.” It’s up to you and your organization to be “involved, accountable, and focused on creating an inclusive culture.”

From examining previous research to understanding how top organizations are moving the needle on diversity and inclusion, world-class experts will equip you with key takeaways that can be implemented today to serve tomorrow’s public relations leaders.

The webinar featured experts who discussed their diversity and inclusion research, observations, and experience. The experts are Keith Burton, Grayson Emmett Partners; Andrew Cook, PRSSA National Committee 2016-2018; Pat Ford, University of Florida and formerly Burson-Marsteller; and Dr. Nilanjana Bardhan, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

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