Tag Archives: women of color

IPR is featuring research and some of the many Indigenous pioneers who have had an impact on the field of public relations. Dr. Treena Clark and colleagues analyzed the contemporary experiences and contributions of Indigenous women in the public relations industry. Interviews were conducted with five indigenous women from different Indigenous groups/nations across Australia, working … Continue reading Perspectives from Indigenous Women in Australian Public Relations

This blog is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion “I think sometimes there’s a frustration for women of color… because you feel you are not seen, you are not heard, you can’t speak into issues. You are always just informed of decisions and things that are made without any real thought … Continue reading Building a Culture of Inclusion: Women of Color and Diversity Management in Public Relations

Barbara Harris was born in Philadelphia, PA, in 1930. She attended the Charles Morris Price School of Journalism and began working for Joseph V. Baker Associates, the first African American Public Relations firm in the U.S. During her time at Joseph V. Baker and Associates she founded the Division of Women’s Information and became the … Continue reading Barbara Harris (1930-2020)

Patricia Tobin was born in White Plains, N.Y. in 1943. In 1977, she moved to Los Angeles after graduating from the Charles Morris Price School of Journalism. Tobin began working at KCBS-TV and organized weekly networking events for communications professionals. In 1983, she founded her own firm, Tobin & Associates, with an interest in creating PR … Continue reading Patricia Tobin (1943-2008)