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Finn Partners Promotes 'Say Their Names Memorial'

Tue, Sep. 27, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Say Their NamesFinn Partners has partnered with the San Diego African American Museum of Fine Art to promote the “Say Their Names Memorial” augmented reality exhibition to honor the victims of racial injustice in the US.

Nike’s Blackburn Joins United Minds to Head CEI

Tue, Sep. 13, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Nadine Redd BlackburnNike’s Nadine Redd Blackburn has joined United Minds, which is part of The Weber Shandwick Collective, as executive VP for culture, equity & inclusion behavior & systemic change.

How to Fight Institutional Racism in 2022

Thu, Jan. 6, 2022

By Mike Paul

Mike PaulThe best crisis management advice organizations could hear in the new year would be convincing them that it’s time to act on increasing the number of executives of color on their boards and in their senior leadership ranks.


Words Matter In DEI Programming

Tue, Nov. 9, 2021

By Steve Barnes

IPR Study on “The Language of Diversity”Language plays a big role in a company’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, according to a new study from the Institute for Public Relations and The Wakeman Agency.

PRSA Summit Addresses Diversity

Wed, Jun. 30, 2021

By Terry Preston

Terry PrestonImproving diversity initiatives was the focus of PRSA-NY’s inaugural DE&I summit, at which a variety of mid-level PR practitioners from various industries shared their personal experiences with—and the challenges of—being a person of color and/or an LGBTQ individual in the communications industry.

DE&I-Committed Firms Attract Talent

Tue, May 18, 2021

By Steve Barnes

United Minds / KRC Research DE&I StudyAlmost four out of five employees say companies that are diverse, equitable and inclusive have a better shot at attracting high-quality talent, according to a new study from United Minds and KRC Research.

Swagert Takes IPG DXTRA Chief People Post 

Tue, May 4, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Jean Lee SwagertJean Lee Swagert, who was chief human resources officer for North America at Weber Shandwick, is now chief people officer at IPG DXTRA.

WPP's Smith Takes DEI Post at Fleishman

Mon, Apr. 26, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Adrianne SmithAdrianne Smith, who served as WPP’s first global director of inclusion and diversity, is moving to FleishmanHillard, where she will take on the role of chief diversity and inclusion officer.

Black Executive CMO Alliance Debuts

Tue, Mar. 30, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Jerri DeVardThe Black Executive CMO Alliance has been launched by a group of black marketing executives from 26 consumer and business-to-business brands including Netflix, BCW, Amazon and GroupM.

Mother’s Kinney Opts for Ogilvy

Wed, Jan. 13, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

James KinneyJames Kinney, North American chief resources officer at Mother USA, has joined Ogilvy as global chief diversity, equity & inclusion officer and North America chief people officer.

Omnicom Ups FH's Graham to Top DE&I Slot

Wed, Dec. 16, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Emily GrahamOmnicom has named Emily Graham chief equity & impact officer and senior VP, diversity and inclusion communications to oversee its OPEN 2.0 plan to achieve systemic equity across its agencies.

W2O Enlists Windross for DE&I Duty

Thu, Dec. 10, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Marcia WindrossMarcia Windross has joined W2O Group, the No. 1 independent healthcare PR firm, as head of diversity, equity and inclusion. She did a nearly 13-year run as D&I senior director at Interpublic.

Finsbury Hires Huggins for DE&I Work

Wed, Nov. 18, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Kito HugginsFinsbury has hired Kito Huggins for the managing director slot in New York to help drive its diversity, equity and inclusion communications practice.