Important Conversations – February 2022
Diversity and Inclusion in Public Relations: A Conversation with Shonali Burke.
Shonali Burke is an award-winning brand strategist, teacher, and trainer, who has worked for and with organizations as diverse as the ASPCA, USA for UNHCR, AcademyHealth, the UN Foundation, Oxfam America, John Jay Online, Traackr, the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, and Cision.
In addition to helping purpose-driven brands bring their big ideas to life through her eponymous consulting firm, Shonali publishes the popular PR and digital media blog, Waxing UnLyrical, and is the founder and curator of the #measurePR hashtag and Twitter chat.
In 2015, Shonali founded The Social PR Virtuoso®, an online training hub where public relations professionals learn how to transform their careers, their businesses, and their lives, drawing from Shonali’s pioneering “Social PR” approach.