I am excited to feature Sonya Olds Som in the Women Who Wow series.

Sonya is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Chicago office focusing on executive search and consulting services. She focuses on general counsel/chief legal officer and other senior roles within corporate legal departments and law firms across industries and geographies, as well

February is Black History Month. Your organization’s Black History Month celebration doesn’t have to be challenging, but it should be thoughtful and strategic (and you do need to get started ASAP – you’re late)!

Check out diversity trainer Paula Edgar’s latest blog post with more than 20 strategies for making your Black History Month impactful for all.


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In Hubspot and Talkwalker’s recent survey on social media trends for 2021, industry experts said the rise of socially conscious audiences is the number one social media trend.

What does this mean for your company and brand?

Today social responsibility must be part of your marketing strategy.

Promote your organization’s good works and commitment to its people and community via social media.

Social media is one of the most powerful vehicles that companies have to disseminate information about their pro bono, community service, diversity, recruiting and professional development initiatives. It is also a way to communicate information to employees especially if you

I started the Women Who Wow series to coincide with Women’s History Month, but since news related to COVID-19 has consumed us, I’ve decided to continue running the series throughout the year, because there are just too many amazing women to fit into one month.

One of those amazing women is New York-based Brandie Knox, the principal and creative director of Knox Design Strategy. I met Brandie several years ago through the Legal Marketing Association, and we hit it off right away. I admire her for her entrepreneurial spirit, her creativity and her kindness.

Learn more about Brandie and her career path.
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