Spotlight on Women in Communications

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Women In Communications (WIC) is a professional organization at Syracuse University affiliated with the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Their aim is to bring together and empower young women as they enter the workforce. Through various events and campaigns, WIC strives to create a network of young professionals, ready to take on the communications industry. This November, Ilana Greenberg, GDUSA’s Creative Director, will join their illustrious group of speakers. Here is a look at the 2020 executive team who shared with us an inspirational quote or saying they live by.

nia shaw

NIA SHAW

CO-PRESIDENT

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Class of 2021
Major: Public Relations
Minor: Spanish and Psychology

“There is no perfect fit when you’re looking for the next big thing to do. You have to take opportunities and make an opportunity fit for you, rather than the other way around. The ability to learn is the most important quality a leader can have.”
– Sheryl Sandberg

chelsea stern

CHELSEA STERN

CO-PRESIDENT

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Class of 2022
Major: Public Relations
Minor: Information Management and Technology

“I don’t take my life seriously, but I do take what I do in my life seriously.”
– Audrey Hepburn

danielle slovinsky

DANIELLE SLOVINSKY

VICE PRESIDENT

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Class of 2022
Major: Television, Radio, and Film
Minor: Information Management and Technology

“The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up. Make sure you’re very courageous: be strong, be extremely kind, and above all be humble.”
– Serena Williams

julia lawrence

JULIA LAWRENCE

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Class of 2021
Major: Graphic Design
Dual Minor: Psychology and Information Management and Technology

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use the more you have.”
– Maya Angelou

regan talley

REGAN TALLEY

SECRETARY

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Class of 2021
Major: Public Relations
Minor: Finance

“You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.”
– Shonda Rhimes

emily karp

EMILY KARP

EVENTS CHAIR

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Class of 2023
Major: Television, Radio, and Film
Minor: Information Management and Technology

“Sometimes the best thing you can do is to not think, not wonder, not imagine, and not obsess. Just breathe, and have faith that everything will work out for the best”
– Hota Kotb

sydney rosenthal

SYDNEY ROSENTHAL

PUBLIC RELATIONS CHAIR

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Class of 2022
Major: Public Relations
Minor: Sociology

“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”
– A.A Milne

candice bina

CANDICE BINA

CO-SOCIAL MEDIA CHAIR

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Class of 2022
Major: Television, Radio, and Film
Minor: Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises

“That quality is what makes women great collaborators; we understand it’s a team effort. Even if it comes from society telling us to be polite.”
– Rachel Bloom

sophia soderlund

SOPHIA SODERLUND

CO-SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and ISchool
Class of 2023
Major: Television, Radio, and Film

“People change people”
– Cory Matthews

claire merrill

CLAIRE MERRILL

JUNIOR BOARD COORDINATOR

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Class of 2023
Dual Major: Advertising and Psychology

“Learn to be quiet enough to hear the genuine within yourself so that you can hear it in others.”
– Marian Wright Edelman

jessica tran

THANH HA (JESSICA) TRAN

PHOTO CHAIR

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Class of 2023
Major: Photojournalism

“Not fragile like a flower. Fragile like a bomb”
– Ruth Bader Ginsburg

gillian follett

GILLIAN FOLLETT

WEBSITE CONTENT COORDINATOR

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and ISchool
Class of 2022
Dual Major: Newspaper and Online Journalism/Information Management and Technology

“If people are doubting how far you’ll go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore”
– Michelle Ruiz

sarah green

SARAH GREEN

WEBSITE DESIGN COORDINATOR

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Class of 2022
Dual Major: Public Relations, Information Management & Technology

“The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

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