The Museum of Public Relations is broadcasting its “PR’s Got Talent” variety show on Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. The event, which is a celebration of the museum’s 25 anniversary, will feature a slate of such performers as a stand-up comic, singers, a magician and a Polynesian fire dancer. Performers were selected from more than 50 auditions. Viewers will be encouraged to make donations over Zoom in support of their favorite performers. The show’s emcees are ConAgra chief communications officer and Peppercomm CEO Steve Cody. Judges include Institute for Public Relations CEO Tina McCorkindale, Page president Roger Bolton, PR Council CEO Kim Sample, IW Group CEO Bill Imada and Dr. Rochelle Ford, dean of the college of communications at Elon University.
The National Press Club Communicators’ Team is sponsoring a Dec. 2 virtual discussion that will look at what organizations are doing to promote and implement DE&I efforts among their employees. The “Critical Conversation,” which is open to communicators and journalists, as well as the public, will also discuss how organizations are communicating about their efforts both internally and externally. Syngenta head of communications, North America Paul Minehart will moderate the discussion and panelists are scheduled to include University of Maryland Global Campus chief diversity officer Blair Hayes, D.C. Government chief equity officer Amber Hewitt and Associate Press deputy managing editor Amanda Barrett. Admission is free for National Press Club members and $15 for non-members, with all proceeds going to support the NPC Staff Holiday Fund.
SheRunsIt will present a Dec. 9 virtual event focused on showing professional women how to calculate their worth, be more assertive and ask for what they deserve. The organization’s Young Executives Committee is hosting “The Art of Negotiation” in conjunction with Until There Are Nine, an educational network and resource group that helps women advocate for their rightful share of compensation and rewards. Following a panel discussion, speakers will share advice on negotiating and there will be breakout sessions to allow attendees to network and practice their new skills.
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