DC Influencer Q&As

Bossed Up CEO: How women can have healthier careers

Bossed Up CEO: How women can have healthier careers

Emilie Aries, CEO and founder of Bossed Up, discusses how women can close gender gaps in leadership by having healthier, sustainable careers.

DC Influencer: Celia Fischer, America’s Natural Gas Alliance

DC Influencer: Celia Fischer, America’s Natural Gas Alliance

Celia Fischer, VP, strategic comms, America's Natural Gas Alliance, discusses how the group's Think About It effort has cut through the noise.

DC Influencer: Avery Mann, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

DC Influencer: Avery Mann, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Avery Mann, VP of PR and comms, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, on telling survivors' stories on their terms.

DC Influencer: Erin Streeter, National Association of Manufacturers

DC Influencer: Erin Streeter, National Association of Manufacturers

Erin Streeter, SVP, comms, National Association of Manufacturers, outlines the campaign to maintain intellectual property protections.

DC Influencer: Arun Chaudhary, Revolution Messaging

DC Influencer: Arun Chaudhary, Revolution Messaging

Arun Chaudhary, Revolution Messaging partner, talks about how Drunk Dial Congress was created and how it helped people vent their anger.

DC Influencer: Bill Thorne, National Retail Federation

DC Influencer: Bill Thorne, National Retail Federation

Bill Thorne, SVP of comms and public affairs, National Retail Federation, talks about changing the perception of retail and reaching young people

DC Influencer: Jonathan Grella, US Travel Association

DC Influencer: Jonathan Grella, US Travel Association

Jonathan Grella, SVP, public affairs at the US Travel Association, talks about customs reform and leveraging social platforms to raise key issues.

DC Influencer: Barbara Arnwine, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

DC Influencer: Barbara Arnwine, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Barbara Arnwine, executive director and president, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, talks about protecting the rights of voters in 2014.

DC Influencer: B.J. Talley, Exelis

DC Influencer: B.J. Talley, Exelis

B.J. Talley, corporate comms director at Exelis, discusses how to create effective communications strategies in a challenging defense environment.

DC Influencer: Lisa Clough, WomenHeart

DC Influencer: Lisa Clough, WomenHeart

Lisa Clough, VP, public and patient programs, WomenHeart, discusses how celeb outreach helped the group educate women about heart disease.

DC Influencer Q&A: Paul Gentile, Credit Union National Association

DC Influencer Q&A: Paul Gentile, Credit Union National Association

Paul Gentile, EVP, strategic comms and engagement, Credit Union National Association, talks about leveraging social to rally its members.

DC Influencer: Allyson Burns, Case Foundation

DC Influencer: Allyson Burns, Case Foundation

Allyson Burns, SVP, marketing and comms, the Case Foundation, talks about how Millennials are leveraging social media to promote good causes.

DC Influencer: Jane Delgado, National Alliance for Hispanic Health

DC Influencer: Jane Delgado, National Alliance for Hispanic Health

Jane Delgado, president and CEO, National Alliance for Hispanic Health, outlines the group's efforts to educate Hispanics about medicine

DC Influencer: John Curran, American Registry for Internet Numbers

DC Influencer: John Curran, American Registry for Internet Numbers

American Registry for Internet Numbers CEO and president John Curran discusses the issues comms pros face with new Web protocols.

DC Influencer: Carl Fillichio, US Department of Labor

DC Influencer: Carl Fillichio, US Department of Labor

US Department of Labor senior adviser for comms and public affairs Carl Fillichio discusses the challenges of introducing new media policies.

DC Influencer: Deirdre McGinley-Gieser, American Institute for Cancer Research

DC Influencer: Deirdre McGinley-Gieser, American Institute for Cancer Research

Deirdre McGinley-Gieser, VP of programs, American Institute for Cancer Research, knows effective cancer prevention starts early in life.

DC Influencer: Brian Graff, American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries

DC Influencer: Brian Graff, American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries

Brian Graff, CEO of the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries, outlines why 401(k) tax incentives need help from the public.

DC Influencer: Josie Martin, PhRMA

DC Influencer: Josie Martin, PhRMA

Josie Martin, VP of public affairs at PhRMA, talks to Virgil Dickson about the association's impact on healthcare and how it utilizes outreach strategies.

DC Influencer: Larry Hausner, American Diabetes Association

DC Influencer: Larry Hausner, American Diabetes Association

Larry Hausner, CEO, American Diabetes Association, talks about effectively using social media and imagery to increase awareness.

DC Influencer: Kathleen Taylor, Defense Centers of Excellence

DC Influencer: Kathleen Taylor, Defense Centers of Excellence

Kathleen Taylor, deputy director of strategic comms, Defense Centers of Excellence, on raising awareness through its Real Warriors campaign.

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