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Media Advisory: PRSA Foundation Hosts NY Book Launch Event for “Diverse Voices: Profiles in Leadership”

December 3, 2018

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2018--PRSA Foundation:

What: The PRSA Foundation and Museum of PR have launched a book, “Diverse Voices: Profiles in Leadership,” designed to help communications leaders, professionals and students better understand the challenges faced by minorities in the profession. To celebrate the publishing of the book, the PRSA Foundation is hosting a launch party in partnership with Twitter. The evening will include a CCO panel discussion featuring contributors to the book, a presentation on diversity & inclusion best practices at Twitter, and networking and cocktails with contributors to the book who are present.

Who: The event will be hosted by Co-Chairs:

Lisa Osborne Ross, President, Edelman’s Washington, D.C. office Manuel Goncalves, Executive Director, Media Relations & Corporate Communications, KPMG

The evening will include a CCO panel on “Diverse Voices: From Advocacy to Action,” that will include:

Emile Lee, SVP & Global Head of Communications, Dun & Bradstreet Rosemary Mercedes, CCO, Univision Torod Neptune, CCO, Lenovo Michael Sneed, EVP, Global Corporate Affairs, and CCO, Johnson & Johnson Moderator: Mike Fernandez, Former CCO, Conagra, Cargill, State Farm

Guest of honor will be industry icon Harold Burson, who authored the forward to “Diverse Voices.”

Why: “Diverse Voices” ($39.00) was developed by the PRSA Foundation and the Museum of Public Relations, with all proceeds, after expenses, going to the Foundation. The PRSA Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit that helps directly and positively impact lives through initiatives designed to jump-start the careers of promising students from diverse backgrounds including grants, scholarships, research and awareness campaigns.

When/Where:  December 4 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Twitter  245 W17th Street b/w 7 th and 8 th Avenues  NY, NY

Ticket information: www.diverseleadership.net

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CONTACT: Media:

Prosek Partners

Josette Robinson, (212) 279-3115

Pro-DiverseVoices@prosek.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CANADA NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENTERTAINMENT ARTS/MUSEUMS BLOGGING SOCIAL MEDIA PHILANTHROPY PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES COMMUNICATIONS ADVERTISING MARKETING PUBLIC RELATIONS/INVESTOR RELATIONS BOOKS PUBLISHING OTHER COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION

SOURCE: PRSA Foundation

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