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Your webinar on diversity may not be as helpful as you think

The public murders of Black and brown individuals have added fuel to the previously meager but growing flame that was corporate diversity, equity and inclusion. More and more difficult conversations are being had in the workplace, and as an ally to POC, a woman, a member of the LGBTQ community — and just generally a… Continue reading Your webinar on diversity may not be as helpful as you think

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News Release: Hirons Expands Communications Management Team

INDIANAPOLIS – Hirons, an Indianapolis-based advertising, public relations and digital agency, has hired Charnay Pickett and promoted Leigh-Ann Richardville and Clare Leonard. All three will serve as account managers in the communications management department. Pickett brings several years of expertise to the team, having spent time in both business development and external communications roles. She… Continue reading News Release: Hirons Expands Communications Management Team


What I’ve Learned Working in an Agency for a Year

I realized recently that my work notebook was nearly full, almost empty of pages that could hold additional scribbles and assignments. Now that it is time to retire my trusty notebook, it's also time to celebrate a milestone for my career: I've been at Hirons for one full year. When I first applied to Hirons'… Continue reading What I’ve Learned Working in an Agency for a Year


A Personal Update

Next week, I will be transitioning out of my role as the lead scholar of Social Justice Education at IUPUI and saying goodbye to the scholarship program in order to fulfill my new full time role at Hirons. Needless to say, I cried quite a bit at my last SJED Christmas Party this morning. I… Continue reading A Personal Update

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Timing Your Internship Search Right

This post was written as part of my role with Indiana INTERNnet and was originally published here. Many degree programs require students to obtain an internship experience for credit. It is something that is expressed in the graduation requirements that freshmen learn about, but at that point junior or senior year can feel very far… Continue reading Timing Your Internship Search Right


Junior Year is Over!

It is Star Wars Day (May the 4th be with You!) and it is also the final day of my junior year of undergrad. I have had a lot of growth and many new experiences in the last year. To be honest, it is a little difficult to remember them all! The 2017-2018 Social Justice… Continue reading Junior Year is Over!


My Final Thoughts on Working for Girls Inc.

I have really enjoyed my time as the public relations intern at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, and I am sad to leave this wonderful organization. It has been a great few months for me learning about the many ways in which Girls Inc. helps girls become stronger, smarter, and bolder. I admittedly had very… Continue reading My Final Thoughts on Working for Girls Inc.

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2018 US Futsal Midwest Regionals Recap

Indiana Futsal hosted the 3rd annual U.S. Futsal Midwest Regionals Championship for both youth and adult divisions this past February. The tournament brought futsal fans from around the country together, several of whom were excited to return to Indianapolis again next year. The competition’s youth division was held Feb. 17 and 18 at Arsenal Tech… Continue reading 2018 US Futsal Midwest Regionals Recap