BusinessCampaignsGlobalLeadershipWomen in PRWomen in Public Relations in North America Research Study Investigates Workplace Gender Bias Long-Term Effects

Research shows that women face barriers in their work, either by not having enough support to keep the position and maintain a family or through the glass ceiling, unequal pay, etc. The Women in Public Relations in North America study researches all those issues, adding to the body of work undertaken by Topić et al (2019), however, it also looks at the working culture, such as networking, interaction at work, dress codes, ability to see...

CampaignsGlobalInterviewsLeadershipWomen in PR365 Stories of Canadian Women on International Women’s Day 2021

In honour of International Women’s Day 2021, we are thrilled to take part in an incredible book called Pursuit365, along with several of our fellow women in public relations and media. A project born of the desire to elevate women’s stories across the country in a moment in time when we need it most. It epitomizes the strength and unity we can achieve when we come together, share and listen. In a moving testimony of humanity,...

CampaignsGlobalLeadershipLifestyleTechnologyWomen in PRWomen in PR: Technology Trends for a Brighter 2021 and Beyond

Today, the world is changing faster than ever, especially for women in public relations. From emerging technologies that are helping level the playing field, to widespread social movements that are shining a light on exploitation, to opportunities that are rising from the dark clouds of the COVID-19 pandemic, recent years have fuelled significant structural changes for women working in public relations, marketing, and communications. Of course, this isn’t to say challenges and inequalities don’t remain...

LeadershipWomen in PRHow to Develop and Engage Your PR Team

If you want to develop an effective team, you must engage with them consistently. An engaged public relations employee is more involved in your business and more likely to take on a leadership role. As a leader at your organization, you need to learn more about each team member’s natural strengths and appeal to them. Look for the things that they’re naturally good at without trying. For example, you might have an individual on your...
How To Start Your Side Business While Working Full Time

BusinessJobsWomen in PRHow To Start Your Side Business While Working Full Time

Do you have a passion for something that isn’t what you are currently doing in your career? If so, it may be time to start a side business like a blog or a shop, or side hustle as many call it. Although it may be tempting to want to put 100% of your time and effort into launching a new business, jumping in with both feet is far riskier than working the business on the...
Prove You Are Ready for a Promotion

JobsWomen in PRProve You Are Ready for a Promotion

If you want a promotion, you can’t just ask for it, you have to prove you are ready for it. You need to prove to your employer that you have what it takes to move up and excel in your career. Read our tips to help you prove that you are promotion ready!

American Women in Public Relations® (Women in PR USA®) and Canadian Women in Public Relations® (Women in PR Canada®) has been formed to enable groups of public relations women leaders across the Americas to come together to share ideas, contacts, experiences, and to advocate for major issues directly affecting women working in the PR industry today.