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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#WPRUK–Women in PR (WPR) is delighted to announce that Business Wire, the global leader in news release distribution and regulatory disclosure, has renewed their sponsorship for 2019/20.

This will be the fifth year that Business Wire has supported the mission of Women in PR in increasing the number and diversity of women in leadership roles in PR and communications and supporting gender balance in the boardroom.

Commenting on the announcement Scott Jamieson, Regional Manager UK & Ireland, Business Wire says:

“Business Wire has been sponsoring Women in PR for some time and it is fantastic to see how its events and panel discussions, including the PR Week Mentoring programme, help nurture future female talent and the next generation of women leaders in the PR industry.”

WPR President Bibi Hilton said:

“We are truly delighted that Business Wire is supporting us for another year. We have made significant inroads in changing the perception and position of women within the PR industry during the time they have been on board and we are further emboldened to continue and grow our lively programme of events and initiatives that support and inspire our 300+ members.

“We still have much more to do to achieve gender parity and it’s great to have the company of Business Wire as we continue our journey.”

ENDS

About Business Wire

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in news release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Investor relations, public relations, public policy and marketing professionals rely on Business Wire for secure and accurate distribution of market-moving news and multimedia. Founded in 1961, Business Wire is a trusted source for news organisations, journalists, investment professionals, and regulatory authorities, delivering news directly into editorial systems and leading online news sources via its multi-patented NX Network. Business Wire has 18 newsrooms worldwide to meet the needs of communications professionals and news media.

Learn more at www.businesswire.com.

Follow on Twitter @businesswireUK and @businesswire.

About Women in PR

At Women in PR, our mission is to increase the number and diversity of women in leadership roles in PR and communications. We actively support gender balance in the boardroom and the nurturing of future female talent and the next generation of women leaders in the PR industry.

We do by Inspiring women in PR to reach their leadership potential through relevant speakers, events and content; Enabling women in PR to build their personal networks and connect with experienced, senior female leaders; Empowering women to achieve leadership through mentoring, training, content and events; and Advocating for changes to working practices, culture and policy to enable more women in achieve leadership.

Learn more at http://womeninpr.com/.

Follow on Twitter @WIPRUK

Contacts

Contact for further information

Nicola Hyde, Women In PR UK

[email protected]

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