Member Spotlight – Richard Goldberger

By Masoumeh Zafarmand  Richard Goldberger has been an IABC member since the fall of 2020. He joined IABC to gain insights on best practices, resources, and to just keep his finger on the pulse to get a general sense of what other organizations and communications pros are doing around the industry. He says, “It’s always… Read more

Creating meaningful mentorship connections in an era of physical distancing

By Kristin McVeigh, Co-Director IABC/Calgary, Career Services (Mentorship) Mentorship relationships typically include chats over coffee, attending professional development and networking events and even the occasional meal. In the IABC/Calgary Mentorship Program, we are always looking for unique ways to stay connected. This year has been no different, with the added task of building connection in a… Read more

Using ‘They’ as a Gender Pronoun in Communications

By Jenna Wenkoff While studying communications a professor told us not to use ‘they’ as a gender pronoun to avoid confusing our audience. As companies embrace diversity and inclusion, this statement excludes transgender individuals who do not identify as male or female. There are many pronouns used to refer to non-binary individuals, but one of… Read more

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