American Women in Public Relations Partners with Ragan Communications On Upcoming Events

The Organization of American Women in Public Relations is pleased to support Ragan Communication’s upcoming conference programs in Chicago, Washington, DC, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, New York City and Portland, Oregon.

Work/ Life Balance For Women In PR

Join American Women in Public Relations for a 90 minute video on demand discussion on career offroads and onroads – navigating a women’s career in business. It is based on a Harvard Business Review report entitled “The Hidden Brain Drain: Off-Ramps and On-Ramps in Women’s Careers.”

Women in PR USA Announces Launch of New York City Chapter

Launch Event to be held June 9, 2017 following Global PR Summit New York

The Organization of American Women in Public Relations (Women in PR USA) is pleased to announce the New York City Chapter launch celebration will be held on June 9, 2017 at Novotel Times Square, following Global PR Summit New York by P World. Read more…

Introducing New National Organization American Women in Public Relations

New National Organization American Women in Public Relations (Women in PR USA™) Launches to Advance Women in the PR Profession across North America

Official Celebration to be held June 2017 in New York City Read more…

Survey: Navigating a Woman’s Career in Public Relations – On Ramps and Off Ramps

Most professional women step off the career track at some point in their lives whether it be to raise children, care for elderly parents, or to manage other life experiences.

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Why PR pros should join professional industry organizations

PR veterans can tell you that having a strong network is a crucial element of your career.

As a long-time PR consultant, I’m often asked how I’ve managed to stay independent over the years. I’ve never done traditional advertising for my business. Instead, one of the most effective ways I uncover new opportunities is networking. Read more…

How to Make Meaningful Connections

Life is too short not to make meaningful connections. Be authentic, follow your passion, cultivate relationships and use social media networking to accelerate your connections.

Building a strong support network can open up doors for opportunity and is one of the most influential things you can do for your career success.

Find other women that share your business goals, but don’t be afraid to move out of your comfort zone. Do you see that shy person sitting in the corner? She may be your next client. Find ways to collaborate, especially as a solo entrepreneur, in order to reach a level of success you never thought possible. Read more…

Tips to Stand Out at Your Next Networking Event

I’m using my valuable time to network and make meaningful connections, but networking with a group of strangers can be intimidating. Here’s how you can “work the room” and stand out at your next networking event.

Recently I attended a lunch event and noticed that half of the attendees were “multitasking” – checking phone messages and not making an effort to be present at the event. This is not an unusual occurrence, and it made me stop to remind myself why I was attending these networking events in the first place. I was using my time to network and make meaningful connections, but networking with a group of strangers can be intimidating (and sometimes busying yourself checking emails helps). Read more…