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“Don’t be afraid to ask for help!  No one can do it all despite what we are told. You need help or you will be miserable and your kids will be miserable. There is no shame in asking for help when you need a break!”    NAME: Valerie Allen   AGE: 50s   JOB TITLE: […]

Valerie Allen

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February 2022 #CommsMom of the Month: Valerie Allen

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“As a mother, recognize that you can be and achieve your dreams at the same time. Traditionally, we are taught as women that our lives and dreams end once we become mothers and it’s just not the case. It’s all about the balance of work and life, your dreams still matter and your aspirations are […]

Brandi Sims, Founder of Brandinc PR

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January 2022 #CommsMom of the Month: Brandi Sims

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NAME: Andrea Delbanco AGE: 43 JOB TITLE: Editor in Chief, TIME for Kids YEARS WORKING IN COMMUNICATIONS: 22 CHILDREN: 2 (11, 14)   PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: I started working at the New York Times one week after graduating from Brown University. I had the most amazing mentors there, and I learned so much about journalism, including […]

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October 2021 #CommsMom: Andrea Delbanco

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“Friends and colleagues started coming to me asking for advice in media coverage, so I started to teach business owners how to gain media success.” NAME: Eva Shortt AGE: 38 JOB TITLE: Zahav PR agency owner YEARS WORKING IN COMMUNICATIONS: 6+ CHILDREN: 2 (ages 7 and 4)   PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: After I graduated with a […]

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September 2021 #CommsMom: Eva Shortt

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“Being in communications has helped me be a better mom. The skills we learn in this industry carry over in dealing with our kids: the way we listen to them, speak to them, have hard conversations with them. It’s taught me a lot,” Audra Mincey says.    Audra Mincey, Founder of Moov PR   NAME: […]

Mincey, Founder of Moov PR

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August 2021 #CommsMom: Audra Mincey

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NAME: Shaqueria Howard or “Tudy”   AGE: 25 JOB TITLE: Publicist/CEO  YEARS WORKING IN COMMUNICATIONS: 5+ CHILDREN: Indigo, 1   Shaqueria when 5 STAH MEDIA, LLC launched   TELL US ABOUT YOUR PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: Since graduating in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Florida A&M University, I have been working in PR for […]

Shaqueria Howard at work

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July 2021 #CommsMom: Shaqueria Howard

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Catherine and I e-met through my Comms Mom Facebook page and I found her background very similar to mine despite the fact that she lives in Spain. Read on to learn more about this dynamic #CommsMom. NAME: Catherine Gaa AGE: 34 JOB TITLE: Admissions Communications Coordinator YEARS WORKING IN COMMUNICATIONS: 10+ CHILDREN: Enrique (3) and […]

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April 2020 #CommsMom: Catherine Gaa

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FUN FACT: Mary Ann was my boss way back in 2004 and considering she is one of the most talented PR and marketing pros out there, I had to feature her as our first ever #CommsMom of the Month! Read on to learn more about this dynamic woman. NAME: Mary Ann Burns AGE: 50ish JOB TITLE: […]

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March 2020 #CommsMom: Mary Ann Burns

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“There is nothing we can’t do if we work hard, never sleep, and shirk all other responsibilities in our lives.”  – Leslie Knope Sound familiar? Sadly, that was me. For a long time. A working mom’s conundrum. I’ve spent the last 20 or so years of my career in communications, PR and marketing, watching the […]

A working mom can be dedicated to both her career and her family.

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