Darnisha was a go-getter and greatly accomplished at a young age. From advocating for educational equity to supporting government initiatives, Darnisha developed a passion for communications that impact society while working as an account coordinator for Ketchum’s Social Marketing practice. There she supported national outreach campaigns for federal government clients. While working for the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, she coordinated a Twitter chat for the former U.S. Secretary of Education; and a prominent social justice activist to support the #AfAmWomenLead Student Summit to Advance Educational Excellence for Black Girls. During internships at GMMB, she supported several accounts on the U.S. Health Care Coverage team, including L’Oreal, Kaiser Permanente and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. During her corporate advisory fellowship at Hill+Knowlton Strategies, she supported its Procter & Gamble account across media, influencer, crisis communications and executive programs. In spring 2017, she interned in the University Relations and Marketing Department, and served as BSU Public Relations Student Society of America's (PRSSA) Vice President (2015-2016) and President (2016-2017).
Purpose of PRSSA Fund:
The purpose of the PRSSA Fund is to support PRSSA students and their activities so they may pursue and accomplish their academic and career goals in the field of public relations.
Purpose of PRSSA:
The Bowie State University Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter is one of more than 200 hosted by universities across the U.S. It provides students opportunities to gain practical and real-word experience in the field of public relations. Students also learn and hone decision-making, planning, and leadership skills which are critical in today's society to be successful in the global marketplace.