4 women comms pioneers among dozens to receive Ragan awards

From Aflac to Amazon, scores of female communicators reveal their strategies, campaigns and workplace wins in an industry where women predominate. Ragan will recognize their influence.

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Four industry pioneers are poised to receive Hall of Fame honors in Ragan’s Top Women in Communications Awards, providing a glimpse of the range of talent and successes in a field where women predominate.

They are among scores of honorees for various awards who will be recognized at a luncheon March 31 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

This year’s Women in Communications Hall of Fame inductees are RF|Binder founder Amy Binder, Aflac’s Catherine Hernandez-Blades, HP Inc.’s Karen Kahn and APCO Worldwide’s Margery Kraus.

The four—as well as the rest of the honorees—illuminate the central role of women in communications, heading up global campaigns for major companies and founding influential consultancies.

All told, there are nine awards categories recognizing women in organizations ranging from the FBI to public school systems. Dell Technologies, The Kroger Co., Amazon Global Corporate Communications, CBRE and Latin Business Today are among the brands being hailed for advancing the profession while accelerating growth for their organizations.

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