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Women of Team USA Reflect Larger Movement


Kara Alaimo, PhD, a public relations professor in the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication and the author of the best-selling Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street: How to Practice Global Public Relations and Strategic Communication, was interviewed by NBC.com about how the success of Team USA’s female athletes — who won 12 of 23 medals in the 2018 Winter Olympics — reflects a larger social change in society that supports the empowerment of women.

“I think the wins of the women on Team USA are a perfect metaphor for how women are rapidly asserting more power in every facet of American life — from sports to politics to entertainment,” she noted.

Read more: “Team USA’s ‘Take Charge’ Women Represent a Bigger Movement, Experts Say” – NBC.com


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