CommPRO devotes its March 8 Executive Briefing to celebrate International Women’s Day. CommPRO is the hub for tools, trends & training for PR, IR, marketing and advertising pros.
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What You Need To Know Today
International Women’s Day
THE STEAK NOT THE SIZZLE — WOMEN AND POWER; WOMEN AND COMMUNICATIONS
By Davia B. Temin, President and CEO,Temin and Company
As we all honor International Women’s Day in our own way, I’d like to turn for a moment to the topic of the growing power of women around the world, especially as communications becomes a core component of leadership, not just an add-on.
#PLEDGEFORPARITY IN THE C-SUITE AND BEYOND…
By Sabrina Horn, Managing Partner–Technology Practice, Finn Partners
Today is an important day for women around the world, be they in any business field or running the business of their homes. The theme for this day is #pledgeforparity, which by some accounts is believed to occur by either the year 2095 or 2133. That seems like a long way off! But then I think about how long it has taken to get to this point…
WHAT EVERY WOMAN NEEDS ON THE JOURNEY FROM INTERN TO C-SUITE: A #GIRLSQUAD
By Sandra Fathi, President and Founder, Affect
I have been running my own agency for going on 14 years this April and even before I started on this journey, I sought out mentors and advisers to help me make difficult decisions, avoid costly mistakes and accelerate the growth of my business.
WHY IS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY STILL NEEDED?
By Leslie Grossman, Chair, Vistage International
On this year’s International Women’s Day, Tuesday, March 8th, we reflect on the fact that study upon study proves that when women are present in corporate and government leadership, there is more collaboration and economic growth; yet progress is slow. Nevertheless, some believe that women should not be singled out with their own day.
WOMEN IN STEM, WHERE WE STARTED AND WHERE WE ARE TODAY
By Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle, CEO and co-founder, Ixcela
50 years ago, few women pursued degrees and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The challenges these women faced were complex and ranged from general gender bias to a widespread belief from male counterparts regarding their ability to “handle” both the content and the stamina to pursue academic and industry jobs.
IN CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: THE MODERN FEMME™ MOVEMENT
Editor’s Note: CommPRO reached out to our community to share their thoughts in celebration of International Women’s Day. This article is submitted by Katy Blevins & Somer Chambley, co-founders of The Modern Femme™ Movement.
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