"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about."
Courtney Papanicolaou brings over 15 years’ communications experience with a focus on social marketing, content strategy, and media relations. As a strategic communications consultant, she has spent her career developing campaigns to influence behavior, change attitudes, and bring tangible results to her clients. She leads her own strategic communications consulting practice by helping them to better tell their story while getting their messages heard and focusing priorities and goals on realistic and tangible results.
In her past work she's worked to help client’s change perceptions around HIV and access to care. She is also responsible for developing earned media opportunities for a variety of nonprofit and private clients. She also helped the Washington DC government create the first-ever HIV prevention campaign encouraging African American women, gay men and transgender communities to learn more about Truvada (PrEP). She also has experience enlisting A-list celebrities for public relations opportunities to help influence audience lifestyle changes. A native of Missouri, Courtney earned her B.A. in public relations from Webster University and her M.A. in international relations through Webster University's global program where she studied in England, The Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, and Thailand.