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Hannah Poor, of the Union of Concerned Scientists, is Keynote Speaker at “PRacticing Sustainability”

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Hannah Poor, of the Union of Concerned Scientists, is Keynote Speaker at “PRacticing Sustainability” Virtual Conference, Sunday, April 16

PHILADELPHIA, PA, MARCH 20, 2023- Hannah Poor from the Union of Concerned Scientists will be the keynote speaker at the PRSSA Mid-Atlantic District online conference "PRacticing Sustainability," hosted by Temple University. The conference begins at 9:30 am, Sunday, April 16, via Zoom. Guests will hear about different forms of sustainability and how it pertains to public relations; the environmental, social, human, and economic elements of sustainability in public relations. The event is open to all students and professionals in the public relations and sustainability-centric fields.

Early bird tickets are now on sale until April 3 for $10 via Eventbrite . After April 3, tickets will be $20 and available to purchase until the day before the conference. For more information, please visit

Along with Poor, confirmed speakers so far include:

· Grace Savage, Public Relations Coordinator at The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

· Haniya Shariff, Corporate Communications Specialist at Radian Group Inc.

· Kathleen Weber, ESG Specialist at Carpenter Technology Corporation

More speakers will be added in the coming weeks.

“We are so excited to host a conference for the entire Mid-Atlantic district that takes an innovative look at sustainability and PR,” stated Chloe Maher, Temple PRSSA Chapter President. “Sustainability is essential for the future of our industry, and we're excited to educate the next generation of leaders in the field.”

In the public relations profession, one can pursue a range of career opportunities, from agency, corporate, nonprofit, travel and hospitality, sports, and entertainment, as well as many others. These topics will be discussed, along with how those working in public relations and communications might improve their efforts to make their profession more sustainable.


Temple’s nationally recognized PRSSA is the largest and longest-standing chapter in the Philadelphia region, and one of the oldest student chapters in the country celebrating its 54th year. The goal of the chapter is to prepare its more than 120 members for a career in the public relations field through its commitment to leadership, networking, and mentorship.


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