You are invited to join us for what will be an evening led by a special panelist of Public Relations professionals on PR practice and more. In addition to this, you’ll be introduced to:
The results of the academic research which informed the creation of BWPR
The vision and purpose for BWPR
The importance of academic research on Black Female PR practitioners
The Panel Discussion:
Professional PR panelists will deliver a brief talk on their experience and expertise
Followed by a panel discussion led by Ronke Lawal on:
Perception of PR as a professional discipline: highlight what makes the industry one that should be respected in the same way as other professional sectors. Also have an honest conversation about the drawbacks.
Discuss PR practice approach: in relation to the following sectors (independent, agency, corporate) and industries (beauty, tech)
Getting into the industry: discuss practical steps to begin a career as a PR professional and the best ways of moving up the ladder are - or if starting a business/going freelance. Expect an honest discussion on what the journey can be like.