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Communicating Culture Change

Friday, October 16
Join us Live at 12 p.m. ET

In the wake of recent acts of violence against the Black community, another social justice movement has taken hold in the United States. As many Americans explore their individual roles in this movement, how can marketing and communications professionals use their specific skills to both effect change within their organizations and communicate an obligation to diversity, equity and inclusion to their constituents?

The Reed College of Media is holding this session as part of WVU's Diversity Week. Learn more about Diversity Week and view the full schedule.

  • Toyin Awesu-Uhuegbu

    Director of Communications, Congressional Black Caucus, U.S. House of Representatives

    Toyin is the Director of Communications for the Congressional Black Caucus. As the Director of Communications, Toyin is helping the Caucus elevate its voice on critical issues affecting the Black community, especially around the impact of COVID-19. In her role, she is also responsible for communicating policy to stakeholders, writing op-eds, social media advocacy and securing national media for Members to bring awareness to domestic and foreign policy issues related to Black America and the Diaspora.

  • Chelsea Fuller

    Deputy Director of Communications, Blackbird

    A native of Ashtabula, Ohio, Chelsea Fuller is a media and communications strategist currently working at Blackbird. As Blackbird's Deputy Communications Director, Chelsea supervises the accounts of various clients, including Twitter, Tarana Burke and The ‘me too.’ Movement, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Movement for Black Lives (M4BL), a coalition of more than 150 organizations committed to fighting for equality and justice for Black people.