EPISODE 1: THE IMPORTANCE OF REPRESENTATION

When authenticity leads the way, marketing materials become more than visuals— extend far beyond mere DEI checkboxes—and embody a profound commitment to embracing diversity and fostering inclusion.

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EPISODE 1: The Importance of Representation

From embracing diverse perspectives to fostering trust and engagement, we’ll discuss how prioritizing inclusivity in communication enhances the educational experience and builds a positive school community. At its core, inclusive communication creates a welcoming and equitable environment for all – so it is no more critical than in our schools.

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EPISODE ONE CHAPTERS

0:00  Introduction
2:21  Inclusivity as a Communication Strategy
3:38  Authentic Representation in Marketing
4:59  Important Statistics in Inclusive Marketing
6:30  Building Relationships Through Representation
7:20  Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Beyond
8:29  Practical Tips for Accessibility
10:40  Language and its Role in Representation
14:21  Body Positivity
17:16  Translating This Into Inclusive Marketing For Schools
20:12  Recapping our discussion
20:45  Conclusion

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Our strategic recommendations begin with a data-led approach committed to connecting our audiences with the right message, award-winning design and an implementation team to drive results. 

MEET YOUR HOST

ANDREA DE LA CERDA,
M.A. Ed.

Andrea De La Cerda is a highly accomplished communications
professional with over 25 years of experience in the fields of advertising, PR, K12 education, communications and marketing. Throughout her career, Andrea has held key positions in renowned agencies, brand consultancies and in-house marketing departments before creating Kandula. She possesses a deep understanding of consumer behavior, the educational ecosystem, and market trends, allowing her to develop innovative communication strategies that resonate with school leaders, students of all ages, and the
communities they serve. 

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