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February 23, 2018
Episode 16 of Coffee Break w/NYWICI features interviews with four panelists at various stages of their careers at the 2017 NYWICI Student Communications Career Conference. Whether you’re a recent grad or an industry veteran, their words of wisdom...
February 20, 2018
The growth of the media industry has many plus sides: it broadens accessibility for consumers who have more options to choose from, and it provides more platforms for producers to create content. But with this increase in consumption and production...
February 13, 2018
At the start of a new year, many people find themselves setting goals for their lives, whether that be financially, professionally, or mentally. And while striving for more is productive, many end up feeling overwhelmed and unsure of where to start...
February 9, 2018
As the conversation around equality in the workplace continues to heat up, professionals are asking what they can do to close the gender gap in their industry. For a unique perspective on this discussion, join us as Joanne Lipman shares from her...
February 6, 2018
With the number of responsibilities we have in our daily lives, it seems almost unfeasible to join a professional organization. Commitments to family, career and school, may prevent us from seeing the benefits of joining a professional organization...
January 30, 2018
This year’s first Digital Salon for NYWICI members, “10 Tips to Convert Visitors into Customers”, addressed how websites can increase their customer conversion. Digital strategist Liz Kressel of Lizard Media has an impressive client list that...
January 30, 2018
Erin Hanafy has an impressive resume, one that most of us dream about. She’s worked with some of the biggest names in journalism, and she’s covered major international and domestic stories. She is now the executive director of Well + Good, an online...
January 22, 2018
In recent years, building one's professional image has created a lot of buzz around the need to have a personal brand. Turns out, everyone has a personal brand, whether you realize it or not: Your personal brand is the reputation for you or your...
January 15, 2018
The start of a new year is a good time to reflect and make goals for the year ahead. Financial wellness is something that many young professionals struggle with, so we asked Jamila Souffrant, a certified financial education instructor podcaster,...
January 8, 2018
Do you have a 9-to-5 job, as well as a side hustle? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone: According to a recent article on CNN.com, more than 44 million Americans have a side hustle. Studies show the initial reason for starting a side hustle is...
December 28, 2017
If you're looking to start the new year off with a "new you," New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) can help. We've put together a list of easily attainable resolution ideas that can benefit you personally and professionally. Tackle one (or more...
December 26, 2017
Season two of Coffee Break with NYWICI is officially underway! For the premiere episode, we sat down with Lindsey Weber, freelance writer and co-host of one of our favorite podcasts, Who? Weekly. Before her current gig, Lindsey worked for many sites...
December 19, 2017
“You creep before you walk.” It is an old Trinidadian adage, but very relevant in regards to what it takes to hone your craft. In other words, as young professionals, it’s going to take time, effort and patience to reach your goals. As one of the...
December 11, 2017
As any recent college grad knows, reality can hit you hard: post-grad life is scary. When I graduated, I felt like I was supposed to know exactly what I was doing, but I really had no idea — and I was terrified of what was to come. I thought...
December 4, 2017
It feels like there were endless takeaways from the 2017 NYWICI Student Communications Career Conference. A few pieces of advice stand out though. For starters, the morning keynote speaker, Tiffany Pham, CEO of Mogul — a leading company that helps...

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