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What’s All this Talk About Vaccines?

Let’s talk about vaccines, not the indie English rock band, but the thing that saves lives. Last week I attended a World Affairs Council event on what media emphasizes as a controversial issue; the value of vaccines. I listened to a panel of vaccine experts including: Jeffry Duchin, chief of communicable disease control, epidemiology and […]

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Oh! The Places You’ll Go!

It seems like the world of location-based applications is full of lovers and haters right now. Even if you don’t use Foursquare, Gowalla, or Facebook Places, they are inescapable. My colleague, Wade,  noted a lot of hype around location-based apps in his recent SXSW post series. Perhaps you have already joined the masses checking in […]

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Tom Paulson Wants to Know: Can Seattle Save the World?

Tom Paulson, blogger from KPLU’s  Humanosphere, an influential news hub for poverty and global health issues, brought local leaders together on April 26th to discuss how Seattle’s development and health organizations are succeeding in making the world a better place. Chris Elias of PATH; Bill Foege, previous director of the CDC and senior fellow for the […]

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One Day. Immeasurable Impact.

Last Friday, United Way hosted the Community Resource Exchange (CRE), an event held at Qwest Events Center that connects King County’s homeless with immediate access to vital services—in one place, in a single day. The CRE provides everything from free haircuts, and hot meals to housing assistance, medical services, domestic abuse support, access to phones/computers and […]

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Two Minutes with…Justin Tsang

“Two Minutes With” is Weber Shandwick Seattle’s employee spotlight series that provides professional and personal insight into our rock star team. Enjoy! As a major contributor to the WS Seattle blog, it’s clear you have a strong passion for digital and social media. What sparked this interest? I’d have to say that the original spark […]

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Weber Shandwick Seattle Turns Earth Day Into Earth Week!

Happy Earth Day! Today we celebrate awareness and appreciation for our natural environment. While this annual tribute is an incredible way to elevate the issues, it’s important that we recognize our impact the other 364 days of the year. As an office dedicated to reducing our environmental impact, supporting a robust network of cleantech clients […]

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It Gets Better Campaign – What Has Made It Work So Well?

Last week, Dan Savage penned an article called “How It Happened – The Genesis of a YouTube Movement” in The Stranger that provided details and background around his It Gets Better campaign. The campaign has been impressive on all accounts, tallying more than 10,000 videos to date (1,000 videos were submitted after the first week […]

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Millennials: Are we the change?

As a millennial, I often feel that my generation gets a bad rap for being lazy and entitled. Although there may be some truth to the claim, I think there is an equal desire among my peers to make a difference and as Gandhi famously stated,  “to be the change we all want to see […]

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1st Take with Glenn Eden: Celebrate Cultural Diversity

April is Cultural Diversity Month and Glenn Eden, Vice President in the Weber Shandwick Chicago office, discusses the importance of diversity in the workplace and how embracing everyone’s unique qualities can positively impact an organization. Earlier this year, Glenn received  IPG’s  Silver Champion of Inclusion Award for his leadership in developing a branded diversity and inclusion initiative […]

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