Lauren Lawson-Zilai of D.C.-based Goodwill Industries International was honored at the Top Women in Communications Awards luncheon on June 16 in New York City. The event, sponsored by Ragan Communications and PR Daily, recognized women who represent “the most influential and inspiring female communications leaders.”
Lawson-Zilai was recognized as a “thought leader who aims to inspire those around her with ambition and leadership” and someone who leads with purpose, passion and intention.
The recognition of Lawson-Zilai stated that as the head of PR and spokesperson for Goodwill Industries International, her job “is demanding — leading strategic communications for the world’s leading workforce provider for millions with disabilities and disadvantages.
“Within the last year, Lawson-Zilai Launched Rising Together, a unique initiative to equip 1 million people with sustainable careers by 2025, and secured partnerships with Bank of America to Google. In addition, she revamped the website and implemented Google Analytics, resulting in more 125,000 unique visitors.”