SINGAPORE, 28th February, 2022 – The Public Relations and Communications Association Asia Pacific (PRCA APAC) has today launched a new APAC business community for LGBT+ and Allies PR professionals.

The PRCA APAC Pride Network will be led by Asialife Media (Thailand) Director of Media Relations & Communications and TransTalents Founder Nikki Phinyapincha.

The Network’s purpose is to empower LGBT+ and Allies in the PR community to shape a more inclusive and equitable industry. As part of the launch, the Network is looking for volunteers to join its Hero Team to help raise standards in LGBT+ communication in the industry and wider business world. Expressions of interest can be submitted here.

Over the coming months, the Network will facilitate a series of purposeful, impactful networking opportunities across APAC, including events, mentorship, workshops, awards, and Pride stories.

PRCA APAC Pride Network Chair Nikki Phinyapincha said:

“PRCA APAC Pride Network is a business community for LGBT+ & allies in PR industry to connect, collaborate and communicate the power of diversity, equality and inclusion. One of our missions is to represent the misrepresented and underrepresented LGBT+ in media and workplace. It’s not a trend but a truth that we must see human as human first.”

Head of PRCA APAC Tara Munis MPRCA said:

“We need a fundamental change in how we talk about the issues impacting the LGBT+ community. As professional communicators, we can be at the forefront of this change – whether it’s advising clients and organisations on inclusive policies or creating effective campaigns that confronts key LGBT issues. The case for a more diverse and inclusive PR industry in APAC is overwhelming given how much our work relies on innovation, creativity and empathy. And so, I encourage all PRCA members to get involved with our new Pride Network.”

For more information about the Network, please contact


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