in conversation across industries #1

To kick-off the in conversation series, our founder Clark L. Edmond sits down with Byron Cordero, principal of Cordero Consulting, to discuss his experiences in PR & Media, the importance of diversity and representation in the creative industries, and his own efforts to advocate for inclusivity in his field.

highlights

  • How Byron’s experience in PR has framed his understanding of empathy

  • Where and why disconnect can occur between the messenger and the audience in media

  • How the pandemic and resurgence of Black Lives Matter encouraged him to advocate for equity, representation, and inclusion in his professional community — specifically, working with the Black Artists & Designers Guild and The PR Net BIPOC Mentorship Program

  • Diversity in generational thought and the importance of the mentor-mentee relationship

  • His personal experiences with prejudice in his work experience

  • His thoughts on equitable compensation in the industry

show notes

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell

"Best Friend" by Saweetie ft. Doja Cat

"Wild Girl" by Kito, Empress Of

You can find Byron via:

Instagram - @byronocordero

Twitter - @nycprboy

Cordero Consulting - @corderoconsulting | www.cordero-consulting.com