Allison+Partners snaps up C. Moore Media International PR

As part of the deal, which took place in July, CMM founder Claudine Moore was named managing director of Africa at Allison. She is reporting to Matthew Della Croce, global president and chief client experience officer.

Although Allison does not have a physical presence in Africa, CEO Scott Allison said such a move is “on the horizon.” Moore will work to expand Allison’s capabilities in African markets and oversee the firm’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts for clients. Read More

International PR agency, Allison+Partners, acquires African-tech-focused PR agency, C. Moore Media

C. Moore Media International Public Relations, a PR firm with a strong focus on African tech startups, has been acquired by Allison+Partners, a global marketing and communications agency with operations in 34 markets worldwide. With this acquisition, Claudine Moore, the founder of C.Moore Media, joins Allison+Partners in a newly created role as the managing director for the African region. David Idagu will also join Allison+Partners as the firm’s Africa Regional Consultant.

The Future is Female Mentorship Program announces 25 finalists for its third edition

The third edition of The Future is Female Mentorship Program, the only PR and communications mentorship program dedicated exclusively to African female tech founders, has announced the 25 finalists for this year. In this edition, the program received 343 applications from 36 different African countries, translating to a 91% increase compared to the applications received in the 2021 edition. C. Moore Media launched the inaugural edition in 2020 on Africa Day. 

The finalists for the 2022 program come from a range of African countries. The selected finalists are:

In Celebration of Africa Day C. Moore Media International Public Relations Launches the Third Edition of The Future is Female Mentorship Program

In celebration of Africa Day 2022, C. Moore Media, International Public Relations (CMM), a New York-headquartered PR agency focusing on the US, UK, and African markets, announces the launch of the third edition of The Future is Female Mentorship Program. The initiative is a complementary Public Relations (PR) and communications mentorship program dedicated exclusively to African female tech founders.

The Future is Female Mentorship Program is the first and only PR and communications program dedicated exclusively to African women in tech. It was initially launched in 2020 to give back to African female tech founders at a time when businesses around the world were reeling from the effects of the pandemic. The program was created to support African female tech founders often unsupported in the male-dominated tech world and received incredible feedback from the African and global tech ecosystem. Read More

C. Moore Media International Public Relations Partners with TechCabal for Second Edition of The Future is Female Mentorship Program

New York, NY – August 2021 – C. Moore Media, International Public Relations (CMM), a New York-headquartered PR agency focusing on the US, UK, and African markets, announces a partnership with TechCabal and The Future is Female Mentorship Program. TechCabal is a pan-African tech publication chronicling innovation and technology developments across Africa, and The Future is Female Mentorship Program is a PR and Communications program dedicated exclusively to African female tech founders. Read More

Meet The 25 African Founders Entering The Future Is Female PR Mentorship Program

Spend just a few moments scrolling through certain corners of Twitter and you’ll see someone asking why a platform that brought them customers, partners, or investors should be free. Or talk to a woman whose business was covered by Forbes or a young activist who makes the 30 Under 30 list and ask them what opportunities it brought.

In today’s age of self-promotion and online noise, Public Relations, or PR, is a critical skill. It can be the difference between a business failing and becoming a household name. For some people, promoting themselves in public is easy, but for most, it needs to be learned. That’s where the Future is Female Mentorship Program comes in. The program, run by C. Moore Media International Public Relations (CMM), is for African female founders of tech companies. “As a Black female founder myself, I understand the challenges Black and African female founders and entrepreneurs.. Read more

Claudine Moore Wins The Davos Communications Award for Best Leader in PR or Communications for 2021

C. Moore Media International Public Relations’ MD & Founder, Claudine Moore has been named the winner of the Best Leader in Public Relations and Communications at the 2021 Davos Communications Awards.

The Davos Communications Awards are global awards that honours individuals and organizations around the world, who demonstrate exceptionally professional work in public relations, marketing, branding, social media, CSR and leadership.

Claudine won the award due to her outstanding leadership and proven ongoing achievements in reshaping Africa’s narrative, and being a champion of global diversity by pushing the visibility of African businesses in global media and promoting the positive narrative for Africa and African business in the diaspora. She was also recognized for her career moving up through leadership positions in global agencies, including Hill&Knowlton Strategies where she was the first Black person to hold a regional leadership role in the company’s 100+ year history. 

See the full list of 2021 winners here

New Light on the Horizon for African Female-led Startups

One thing African startup founders will tell you is, launching a startup here is a lot more difficult compared to other better-developed ecosystems across the world. When you’re in a space where established startups are struggling to scale, you can imagine what it’ll be like for early-stage startups, not to talk of the considerably marginalised female-led ones.

Early-stage startups have a lot to juggle, from operations to funding, and sometimes the public relationships aspect of the business just ends up suffering. In a bid to deal with this challenge, New York-based Public Relations company C. Moore Media launched the Future is Female Programme geared at providing mentorship in PR and other business development skills for African tech female founders. Read More

US PR firm launches 2nd edition of mentorship programme for African female founders

New York-based public relations (PR) company C. Moore Media has launched the second edition of The Future is Female Mentorship Programme, a PR and communications mentorship programme dedicated to the business development needs of African tech female founders.

The Future is Female Mentorship Programme aims to provide the underserved market of African female founders of early-stage startups with the PR and communications insights, knowledge, and skills needed to gain visibility and grow their business. 

Aimed at African women based on the continent or in the diaspora, launching or growing a tech business for African markets or serving Africans in the diaspora, the programme selected 12 startups for its inaugural edition last year, and has now opened applications for round two. Read More