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Analytics expert, client partner and counselor, master storyteller, leader, culture keeper and champion of diversity, equity and inclusion at Ketchum NY.

For #IWD2020, Getting Creative to Envision a More Gender-Equal World

by Jocelyn Jackson| March 6, 2020

As a woman working in communications, I find International Women’s Day one of the most inspiring times of the year. I’m surrounded by creative, intelligent, accomplished women every day, but seeing them actively celebrated across all of my social media channels and in the media fills me with energy and hope.   This year I’m especially inspired. When reviewing IWD’s #EachforEqual theme, urging us to forge a more gender-equal world, I was drawn to […]

Be Your Own Valentine: A Case for Self-Love

by Jocelyn Jackson| February 13, 2020

Each year, Valentine’s Day gets us all thinking about love—romantic love first, followed by the love we show our friends, families, partners, and more. But 2020—the new decade in all its shining glory—asks us to grow, change and evolve. In that spirit, it’s time to talk about loving ourselves.  The concept of self-love isn’t new, but its popularity has increased in recent years. This is likely due to a collective desire to reconnect with ourselves in the face of the stress that […]

Don’t Take the Day Off to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.: Take It On

by Jocelyn Jackson| January 16, 2020

Many employees across the U.S. eagerly look forward to Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day. Is that because of the day’s rich meaning, history and purpose? Sometimes. But sometimes, it’s because it’s the first federal holiday of the calendar year, and, for companies (like Ketchum) that give employees the day off, it feels like a welcome reprieve from the hustle and bustle of returning to work after the haze of […]

You Can’t Be What You Can’t See: Our C2 Miami Story

by Jocelyn Jackson| August 1, 2019

The 6th annual ColorComm Conference has now come and gone, and we’re all still basking in the glory of it all. C2 Miami 2019 did just what it set out to do: bring together a dynamic group of multicultural, highly-talented professional women in communications for learning, critical thinking and networking.

ColorComm 2019: build more inclusive workplaces

by Jocelyn Jackson| July 24, 2019

This year – as in many other years – Ketchum is proud to sponsor the 2019 ColorComm Conference. “#C2Miami” is poised to once again bring together an intimate group of over 500 multicultural, professional women in communications to address the most relevant issues impacting our culture and society. Over the course of three days, July […]

Wakanda Forever: A Sea Change in Representation at the Oscars

by Jocelyn Jackson| February 14, 2019

Sea change. /ˈsē ˌCHānj/ Noun. a marked change or a transformation. Originally, the phrase was used to describe “a change brought about by sea.” Both definitions aptly define what we are seeing the beginnings of in our society. Particularly with regard to representation across industries. In the film industry, for example, each New Year brings […]