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Real Talk, Real People, Real Issues: A Conversation with Activist Corey Rae

Real Talk, Real People, Real Issues: A Conversation with Activist Corey Rae

by Amanda Gadaleta| September 25, 2020

Corey Rae, the world’s first transgender prom queen, recently joined us for a compelling virtual discussion as part of Ketchum’s ongoing internal DE&I series “Real Talk, Real People, Real Issues.” As a woman of trans experience who is now an activist, actress, model, speaker and writer, Corey has found success working with brands, speaking at […]

COVID-19 Widens Tech Gap, Based on Age and Income

COVID-19 Widens Tech Gap, Based on Age and Income

by Melissa Kinch and Lisa Sullivan| September 24, 2020

Technology was supposed to be the great equalizer, hurdling societal and economic barriers to level the information playing field for all the world’s citizens. That premise has been in doubt for a while, however. And the global COVID-19 pandemic appears to be exposing ways that technology is deepening, not bridging, our world’s inequity gaps. The […]

Hispanic, Latino, Latin(x), Spanish: Clarifying Terms for Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic, Latino, Latin(x), Spanish: Clarifying Terms for Hispanic Heritage Month

by Giannina Seaman| September 18, 2020

Saludos! For many years I identified as Hispanic, and, as I got older and more informed, I navigated toward now identifying as Latina. My reasons for changing how I identify are part political—regarding the origins of how the term Hispanic came about—and part personal: I am from Latin America—specifically Peru—and found that calling myself Latina […]

HBCU Week

HBCU Week: Investing in the Future of Black Students

by Ketchum| September 3, 2020

HBCU Week Foundation is an organization set up to encourage high-school aged youth to enroll into HBCUs, provide scholarships for matriculation and sustain a pipeline for employment from undergraduate school to corporate America. Since HBCU Week started in 2017, more than 2,000 on-the-spot college acceptances have been given to students, and over $5M in scholarships […]