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NYWICI Scholarship Winner Advances Accessible Communications

NYWICI Scholarship Winner Advances Accessible Communications

In 2019, Sena Pottackal, a dedicated NYWICI member, received the NYWICI IPG Scholarship and Internship, which helped her break into the industry and become the first blind person to intern at Weber Shandwick. The scholarship helped her develop the professional ...
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Workplace Fashion: Dressing the Part

Workplace Fashion: Dressing the Part

In this era of COVID-19, some have had the opportunity to work from home, but as workplaces start to open and people are making their way back to the office, Liz Kaplow shares some tips for the perfect workplace look ...
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Starting a Side Hustle that Works for You

Starting a Side Hustle that Works for You

Do you have a 9-to-5 job, as well as a side hustle? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone. Studies show the initial reason for starting a side hustle is out of necessity for extra cash. However, there are ...
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The Power of Storytelling in Business

The Power of Storytelling in Business

As you’ve all probably noticed, the use of stories and storytelling is emerging as a powerful communications tool and becoming integral to how communicators define their content marketing approach ...
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Your Checklist for a Successful Meeting

Your Checklist for a Successful Meeting

You’ve been tapped to organize and orchestrate an important internal meeting with senior leadership. What steps can you take to ensure a successful meeting? Start with this simple checklist ...
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Why Diversity?

Why Diversity?

Why diversity? And why now? Why the urgency? Because If we’re ever going to tackle the diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) issues honestly, then it's time we tackle the whole thing from the root ...
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Jumping from College to Career

Jumping from College to Career

So, you're finally finished with courses. It's the end of your last class during your last semester as an undergraduate. You completed all your classes, earned the eligible 120 credits and have your degree in hand walking across that stage ...
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The Joy of Working for a Brand You Love

The Joy of Working for a Brand You Love

Letena Lindsay, Peloton's Vice President of Global Communications, has the unique opportunity to tell the story of one of the most compelling brands out there. In Episode 43 of the Coffee Break w/ NYWICI podcast, we caught up with Letena, ...
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How to Ace an Internal Interview

How to Ace an Internal Interview

One of the best places to grow your career may be at your current company. Whether you want to switch departments, move up, or make a lateral move — start by exploring potential internal opportunities. In fact, LinkedIn’s Global Talent ...
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How to Convert Digital Visitors to Customers

How to Convert Digital Visitors to Customers

In a 2018 members-only session, digital strategist Liz Kressel of Lizard Media offered actionable advice on how to gently guide mobile and web visitors and turn them into paying customers. Here are her Top 10 tips ...
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3 Ways to Make Your Apology Count

3 Ways to Make Your Apology Count

Women are somewhat infamous for our tendency to apologize. Saying “sorry” is an easy enough habit to get into. But how often do we actually wrong someone and regret our words or actions enough to warrant an apology? Let’s instead ...
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5 Things to Do to Be Financially Successful

5 Things to Do to Be Financially Successful

Taking care of your finances doesn’t have to be hard. About one-third of adults lack appropriate financial literacy, and that lack of awareness is passing on to younger generations. That’s why the New York Women in Communications held an event ...
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Member Spotlights
Brandi Boatner 5 QUESTIONS FOR BRANDI BOATNER February 22, 2021
Alexandra Owens SPOTLIGHT: ALEXANDRA OWENS January 13, 2021
Megan Rokosh SPOTLIGHT: MEGAN ROKOSH October 7, 2020