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PRSA Dallas Summer Brunch


June 22, 2019
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Mudhen at Dallas Farmers Market
900 S. Harwood St
Dallas, TX 75201

More Than Skin Deep - Owning Your Whole Self

PROGRAM UPDATE: We regret to announce that this event has been postponed. We are currently working to reschedule this program at a later date. We apologize for any inconvenience and will issue refunds to all paid registrants. No other registrations are being accepted at this time. We will post an announcement and reopen registration when a new date has been confirmed.  

If you have any questions about your refund, please contact chapter administrator Liz Kennedy at [email protected]. Thank you.

Join PRSA Dallas and ColorComm on Saturday, June 22, for a conversation around the constant struggle between authenticity and assimilation. As workplaces become more diverse and strive for inclusivity, we will discuss expectations around professional attire, hair, make up and individual style. Where are the boundaries around authenticity and how do advocates and allies work together to have safe conversations?

Ryann Richardson, Miss Black America 2018-2019 and co-founder and president of ExecThread, will unravel the many interpretations of beauty and the way those influence the recruitment of diverse professionals.

The executive director of Helping Hands for Single Moms in Dallas, Noelle LeVeaux, will moderate this important conversation and share her experiences as a diverse professional helping diverse women re-enter the workforce.

Ryann and Noelle will:

· Provide a common glossary around diversity to encourage conversation around these topics

· Discuss the balance between assimilation into the existing culture and staying authentic to one’s own identity

· Share stories about key decision-making moments in their lives and careers around these choices

· Help professionals learn to navigate these realities in the workplace and beyond

The Center for Talent Innovation, Diversity and Market Growth reports that “publicly traded companies with two-dimensional diversity in leadership are 45% more likely to have grown market share in the last 12 months.” According to the Boston Consulting Group, companies with above-average diversity scores reported 45% average innovation revenue reported by companies in their study, in comparison to the 26% average innovation revenue reported by companies with below-average diversity scores.

Don’t miss out on this timely discussion! Registration includes a brunch buffet by MudHen and beauty items from Mary Kay.

Bring your questions for the panelists or tweet them to us in advance @prsadallas.

Space is limited, so register now.


Ryann Richardson
Ryann Richardson is an entrepreneur, business strategist and diversity advocate who shapes companies’ consumer brands and corporate cultures. She has been recognized by Savoy Magazine as one of the most influential black executives in corporate America and made history in 2018 by becoming the 50th Miss Black America. As president and co-founder of ExecThread, Ryann helps underrepresented leaders attain C-suite roles and works to increase the representation of women and minorities in positions of influence. She has previously served as vice president of North American marketing for Victor, a leader in private aviation, and directed East Coast regional marketing and strategic partnerships at Uber.

Noelle LeVeaux
Noelle LeVeaux is the executive director of Helping Hands for Single Moms Dallas, where she assists low income single mom families while the mother pursues a college degree and financial independence. She is a brand strategy consultant who has previously served as chief marketing officer for the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau and senior director of marketing and public relations for Children’s Medical Center in Dallas. Noelle has been named a top travel marketer by, a top minority business leader by the Dallas Business Journal and was named to D CEO’s 500 most powerful business leaders in DFW in 2016 and 2017.


Saturday, June 22, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Mudhen at Dallas Farmers Market
900 S Harwood, Dallas, TX 75201

PRSA Dallas  & ColorComm Members: $35
Non-members: $40
A $10 fee will  apply after the registration deadline date.  CASH OR CHECK ONLY at the door.
Walkups be accepted if venue allows. 

Deadline to register: Wednesday, June 19 at 5 pm


Not yet a member? Join now and attend this event at the member price! Once you have received your paid receipt for your national and local membership, please email the receipt to Liz Kennedy to be added to the registration list for this event. Deadline to email receipts is Monday, June 17, 2019 at 5 p.m.

Click here to join PRSA and the local Dallas chapter:

Note: Cancellations are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019. If you need to cancel, contact Liz Kennedy at [email protected]. No refunds will be made after this date. No-shows will be billed.


$35.00 PRSA Dallas Member
$45.00 after 05:00 pm June 19

$35.00 ColorComm Members
$45.00 after 05:00 pm June 19

$40.00 Non-member Price
$50.00 after 05:00 pm June 19