Emile Lee, Senior Vice President and Head of Global Communications for Dun & Bradstreet, Shares Diverse Voices Insights

Emile Lee, Senior Vice President and Head of Global Communications for Dun & Bradstreet, is one of 40 extraordinary communicators featured in the new book Diverse Voices. He spoke with Doug Simon, CEO at D S Simon Media, about achieving career success while bringing diversity to an organization. The interview took place during the New York book launch of Diverse Voices which was held at Twitter. The new book from the PRSA Foundation is designed to help communication leaders and professionals better understand the challenges faced by emerging majorities in the field. Emile explains why hiring and retaining diverse individuals is truly becoming a business imperative. To purchase Diverse Voices, visit www.diverseleadership.net

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Manuel Goncalves, Executive Director of Communications at KPMG, Shares Diverse Voices Insights

Manuel Goncalves, Executive Director of Communications at KPMG, was co-chair to the New York Book Launch of Diverse Voices, a collaborate piece featuring the stories of 40 extraordinary communicators. He spoke with Doug Simon, CEO at D S Simon Media, about the importance of bringing more diversity into an organization. The interview took place at Twitter, where the book launch was held. The new book from the PRSA Foundation is designed to help communication leaders and professionals better understand the challenges faced by emerging majorities in the field. The stories of determination were inspiring to Manuel and a key reason to why he helped work on the event. To purchase Diverse Voices, visit www.diverseleadership.net.

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Michael Sneed, CCO and EVP of Global Corporate Affairs at Johnson & Johnson, Shares Diverse Voices Insights

Michael Sneed, Executive Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs, and Chief Communication Officer for Johnson & Johnson, is one of 40 extraordinary communicators featured in the new book Diverse Voices. He spoke with Doug Simon, CEO at D S Simon Media, about achieving career success while bringing diversity to an organization. The interview took place during the New York book launch of Diverse Voices, which was held at Twitter. The new book from the PRSA Foundation is designed to help communication leaders and professionals better understand the challenges faced by emerging majorities in the field. Michael discusses why now is potentially the best time to be a diverse talent. To purchase Diverse Voices, visit www.diverseleadership.net

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Twitter Communications Team Featured at New York Diverse Voices Book Launch

Brenden Lee, from the communications team at Twitter, is one of 40 extraordinary communicators featured in the new book Diverse Voices. He spoke with Doug Simon, CEO at D S Simon Media, about achieving career success while bringing diversity to an organization. The interview took place during the New York book launch of Diverse Voices which was held at Twitter. The new book from the PRSA Foundation is designed to help communications leaders and professionals better understand the challenges faced by emerging majorities in the field. Brenden is among the youngest to be featured. To purchase Diverse Voices, visit www.diverseleadership.net.

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Diverse Voices: Profiles in Leadership


The PRSA Foundation has launched a first-of-its-kind diversity initiative designed to empower minorities in all stages of their careers, while also educating employers on ways to support their growth. Three of the diverse leaders featured in the book: Helen C Shelton Senior Partner Finn Partners, Judith Harrison Senior VP Diversity & Inclusion Weber Shandwick and Drew McCaskill Senior Vice President Global Communications & Multicultural Marketing Nielsen spoke to Doug Simon, CEO at D S Simon Media during this Social Media LIVE™ broadcast. They took a deep dive on issues related to the panelists success, overcoming prejudice in the workplace, handling micro aggressions and provided guidance for advancing your career in PR as a multicultural employee and attracting and retaining top multicultural talent in an organization.

Navigating Communications in a Polarized Society


Andrew McCaskill, SVP, Global Communications & Multicultural Marketing, Nielsen; Sheryl Battles, VP, Global Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement, Pitney Bowes; Chris Manzani, Managing Director, Corporate & Public Affairs, Edelman; Richard Levick, Chairman & CEO, LEVICK; and Doug Simon, CEO, D S Simon Media offer solutions as to how communicators should navigate this changing political and moral landscape that affects brands, non-profits and communications leaders. They addressed key questions as to how brands should or shouldn’t engage on key issues with external and internal audiences.

Andrew McCaskill’s Profile in Leadership Featured in Diverse Voices


Diverse Voices: Profiles in Leadership is a new book that is designed to help communications leaders and professionals better understand the challenges faced by minorities in the field. Among the 40 people profiled are Andrew McCaskill, SVP, Global Communications & Multicultural Marketing, Nielsen. McCaskill shares his story of his start at Coca Cola and offers tips on how people who bring diversity to organizations can thrive and overcome obstacles that might be holding them back.

“Mr. Trump’s Wild Ride” New Book from Major Garrett


Major Garrett, Chief White House Correspondent CBS News and author of “Mr. Trump’s Wild Ride: The Thrills, Chills, Screams, and Occasional Blackouts of an Extraordinary Presidency spoke to Doug Simon about his new book and implications for communicators at the Truth on Trial event. He spoke about how the larger than life brand of President Trump is impacting the media and communicators representing brands navigating the current environment.