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IPR is featuring some of the many female pioneers to celebrate Women’s History Month. Leone Baxter was born in Kelso, Wa., on Nov. 20, 1906. She moved to Redding, Calif., and soon attained the distinction of being the only woman to manage a Chamber of Commerce. Baxter and her husband, Clem Whitaker, started Campaigns, Inc., … Continue reading Pioneer Leone Baxter (1906-1961)

IPR is featuring some of the many women PR pioneers and modern-day heroes to celebrate Women’s History Month Doris Fleischman was born in July 1891. She graduated from Barnard College and started writing for the New York Tribune women’s page in 1913. She was then promoted to assistant Sunday editor. In 1919, she was hired … Continue reading Pioneer Doris Fleischman (1891-1980)

IPR is featuring some of the many women PR pioneers and modern-day heroes to celebrate Women’s History Month Denora “Denny” Griswold was born in New York in 1908. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Hunter College and received a Master’s degree from Radcliff College. She went on to become a radio commentator for the … Continue reading Pioneer Denora “Denny” Griswold (1908-2001)

IPR is featuring some of the many female pioneers to celebrate Women’s History Month. Debra A. Miller, Ed.D. APR, Fellow PRSA, became the first woman of color and the first African-American to lead PRSA in 1997. Dr. Miller has held positions at Fortune 100 companies, federal agencies, the military, and universities and has served as … Continue reading Pioneer Debra A. Miller, Ed.D., APR

IPR has partnered with The Museum of Public Relations  during Women’s History Month to feature some of the many female pioneers who had a positive impact on the PR industry Ida Tarbell (1857-1944) was one of the leading muckrakers of the Gilded Age and was a pioneer of investigative journalism. Tarbell is best known for … Continue reading Pioneer: Ida Tarbell (1857-1944)

IPR has partnered with The Museum of Public Relations to feature some of the many female PR Pioneers in celebration of Women’s History Month Muriel Fox is a feminist trailblazer in the public relations industry. Fox started her career as a copywriter for Sears Roebuck in New York and soon after moved to Miami where … Continue reading PR Pioneer: Muriel Fox (1928-Present)