Entries by Katarina Dos Santos

April is Deaf History Month: True Biz

By: Manny Solis-Bauza, PRSA Orlando – DEI Committee About the book: True biz (adj./exclamation; American Sign Language): really, seriously, definitely, real-talk True biz? The students at the River Valley School for the Deaf just want to hook up, pass their history finals, and have politicians, doctors, and their parents stop telling them what to do […]


Recap: Enhancing DEI Efforts in Today’s Climate

By Manuel Solis-Bauza, DEI Committee  Introduction: This Black History Month, PRSA Orlando was honored to have Tekoa Pouerie, Certified Implicit/Explicit Trainer, talk to our members about what it means to understand Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the workplace and how to best apply critical components of bias awareness into our workspaces in today’s climate. […]


Event Recap: The Inaugural PR Paid Forward

On Friday, January 6, the Orlando Regional Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA Orlando) and the Orlando Area Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA Orlando Area Chapter) hosted the inaugural PR Paid Forward Orlando event to give back to the Orlando community by providing Central Florida nonprofits with pro bono […]


PRSA Orlando 2022 Chapter Recognition Awards Gala & Annual Meeting Recap

By: Laura Lord-Blackwell, APR Early this month, we held our second annual Chapter Recognition Awards Gala & Annual Meeting. We were glad to have Carolyn Fennell, Senior Director of Public Affairs and Community Relations for the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, serve as a powerful keynote speaker. In addition to sharing a case study on Terminal […]


PRSA ICON 2022 Recap 

By: Katarina Dos Santos PRSA hosted its annual international conference, ICON 2022 in Dallas, Tex. from Nov. 11-14. The common theme across keynote speakers and breakout sessions was the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and how PR professionals are responsible for leveraging this message for their organizations. Here are a few takeaways from […]