Dr. Juan (pronounced as “Dren”) Meng is the Georgia Athletic Association Endowed Professor of Public Relations and the Head of the Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. Dr. Meng’s research specialization includes public relations leadership, leadership development, gender and leadership in PR, diversity and inclusion in talent management, and global communication. Meng has published more than 75 refereed journal articles, scholarly book chapters and research reports on leadership-related topics. She has presented at various panels, workshops, webinars, and symposiums and won different research awards nationally and internationally. She is the co-editor or co-author of four scholarly books on public relations leadership and strategic communication. Meng serves on the national and international editorial advisory board for leading scholarly journals in public relations, including Journal of Public Relations Research, Public Relations Review, International Journal of Strategic Communication, Corporate Communications: An International Journal, among others.