Yesler Community Collaborative: Dear Seattle

Seattle is facing some tough questions. And groups like Yesler Community Collaborative are working hard to answer them.

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The Give Effect: Inspiring Acts of Kindness Big and Small

As a professional communicator on the Weber Shandwick Seattle Health and Social Impact Team, I think the deepest form of communication to create impact is experiential. When we experience something, we learn and take action at a different level. So, during this season of giving, I decided to give back through a simple and inspiring […]

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Another Signpost of the Engagement Era: HuffPost Live

The Huffington Post has announced a new approach to news called HuffPost Live that will feature readers’ voices alongside regular contributors. Due to launch on August 13th, this looks like another sign that the engagement era is upon us, something we know all too well. Like Arianna writes herself, People are tired of being talked […]

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Disruptive Education – putting Arts in STEM

We have an epidemic. There is a disconnect between the marketplace and our education system. If we look at our local economy in Seattle, we see a global hub for technology, global health, and international trade. According to the 2010 “New Economy” Index, Washington State ranks second in the U.S. for innovation and entrepreneurship. Great […]

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Do We Need to Hack Higher Ed?

As a dynamic and creative public relations agency, Weber Shandwick is always looking for the best and brightest, but where do our future bright stars come from and how are they educated? Is a college degree the currency in our labor market that it once was or are other learning programs and real-life experience challenging […]

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