Interviews

By Julie Livingston   One could say that a career in public relations was literally “written in the stars” for Cindi Berger, Chairman and CEO, PMK*BNC Public Relations & Marketing, as she had an early affinity for everything pop culture. “...
By Robin Jay   Talk about a powerhouse of talent! At age 33, Idina won the 2004 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Elphaba in the hit Broadway musical “Wicked.” Following her Broadway run, she went on to perform...
By Suzanne Cohen Robin Koval has stood out as a driving force in the advertising world for over 25 years. A marketing strategist and new products expert, her experience spans almost every category from beverages and beauty to pharmaceuticals and...
How to Succeed By Really Trying   By Michelle Lodge   The most poignant — and valuable — message sometimes comes as a swift kick in the right direction, Linda Kaplan Thaler learned early in her career. Case in point: While studying composition...
Three years ago, I learned about Plumpy'nut, a high-energy peanut-based paste that can reverse malnutrition in just two to four weeks and is used in places where chronic hunger reaches crisis proportions. I was disheartened to learn about the tragic...
At 50 I decided what I wanted to do with my life — introduce teenage girls to role models, successful professional women from all walks of life. That's why I founded The WonderGirls.   Prior to that, I had worked in PR and marketing for a decade,...
  You read about her in CONNECT's fall issue; now, see what Sonia Estreich, CEO of branding, marketing and PR consultancy Stretch Ink, LLC, says about important issues in small business.   A small business can be quite challenging. How do you...

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