Laura Powers and Sarah Larson
CMO and VP of PR aim to inspire Bucks County middle and high school girls to pursue careers in STEM fields
Furia Rubel Communications executives Laura Powers and Sarah Larson recently presented at the 6th annual #girlSTEM Conference, which attracted more than 800 middle- and high school girls from schools across Bucks County to learn about pursuing careers in STEM, science, technology, engineering and math.
Powers, Furia Rubel’s Chief Marketing Officer, presented “Nitty Gritty Nerdy Tech Talk!” which discussed technology terms and acronyms used in technology today. Larson, Furia Rubel’s Vice President of Public Relations, presented "From Hedy Lamarr to Katherine Johnson: Honoring the Stories of Women in STEM," which highlighted the often-unheralded contributions of women in the sciences.
Presented by the Bucks County IU and the Bucks County Women’s Initiative, #girlSTEM 2017 was held at Delaware Valley University in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and was open to school-sponsored girls in grades 6 to 10.
Powers is a communications executive with deep experience in developing and executing digital marketing campaigns. Her work has been honored with multiple Summit International Awards, Philadelphia PRSA Pepperpot website awards and Web Marketing Association awards. She frequently presents on integrated marketing, strategic branding, and best practices for web, digital, and social media. A resident of Buckingham Township, Pennsylvania, she serves on the board of directors of Tabor Children’s Services and the Legal Marketing Association’s Northeast regional chapter.
As Vice President of Public Relations, Larson oversees PR and content marketing strategy and initiatives for clients in the legal, financial, banking, and biotech industries. She uses the effective storytelling skills, honed over nearly 20 years as an award-winning journalist, to garner attention for the vital issues of the clients and organizations she represents. A resident of Hilltown Township, Pennsylvania, she is active in Perkasie Rotary and serves on the board of directors of Sisters U, a nonprofit women’s empowerment organization headquartered in Bucks County.
About Furia Rubel Marketing and Public Relations: Furia Rubel Marketing and Public Relations is an integrated and strategic marketing and public relations agency based in Bucks County, Pa. The certified woman-owned agency provides strategic planning, marketing, public relations, media relations, graphic design, website design, content marketing, blog production and social media services to a wide array of professional clients. Furia Rubel represents law firms, technology companies, educational organizations, accounting firms, nonprofits, municipalities, and manufacturing, behavioral health and elder care organizations. For more information, visit www.furiarubel.com, follow on Twitter at @FuriaRubel or subscribe to the blog at ThePRLawyer.com.