Several Dala team members were recently recognized for their leadership and executive expertise by multiple organizations in North Texas. Read about their achievements below!
Young Professional of the Year Award –For more than 14 years, Dala Communications President Leah Williams has served as a mentor and PR counselor for Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) Lone Star Greater Dallas. BBBS matches at-risk children with mentors who help children navigate life successfully. The organization named Leah as its Young Professional of the Year in May 2019, recognizing her dedication and leadership to the cause.
Revered PR Pioneer Shares Expertise with Businesswomen – This season, agency chairman Cynthia Pharr-Lee was selected to speak at the Freeman+Leonard series about gender diversity in the boardroom. An eager crowd of more than 50 senior-level marketing and public relations women attended this event to seek Cynthia’s counsel and tips for joining a corporate board. Having served on five corporate boards herself, Cynthia has been shattering the glass ceiling, inspiring businesswomen for more than 20 years.
Exclusive Leadership Program Kicks Off in Dallas – The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) – Dallas chapter – this year launched its inaugural leadership development program designed to expand leadership confidence and competence within the chapter and the workplace. Aimed at young professionals who are active members in the chapter, Dala’s senior account executive Nelli Tokleh was one of the first 15 people selected to participate in the year-long program. Her dedication to volunteering with PRSA Dallas for the past decade afforded her this exciting opportunity to learn new skills and strategies that can be applied in her future chapter service and professional endeavors.