Ordinarily Extraordinary - Conversations with women in STEM

64. Donna Loughlin - STEMSkills - PR & Communications Specializing in Tech Companies

October 20, 2021 Kathy Nelson Episode 64
Ordinarily Extraordinary - Conversations with women in STEM
64. Donna Loughlin - STEMSkills - PR & Communications Specializing in Tech Companies
Show Notes

Donna Loughlin is the Founder and CEO of LMGPR, a PR and corporate communications company that focuses with technology and innovation companies to help them develop PR strategies. She is also the host of the podcast "Before It Happened", a podcast podcast featuring visionaries and the moments and events that inspired them. She has bachelor's and master's degrees in Journalism.

Episode Notes

Donna Loughlin shares her story and experience working in public relations and communications with tech companies. She focuses on tech businesses in disruptive markets. She uses storytelling to build successful business solutions. Her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Business week, Time, Wired, Fortune, Fast Company, Popular Science, and USA Today. Her TV segments include 20/20, Good Morning America, Today Show, BBC, Ellen, Squawk Box, CNN, Ellen, Jay Leno Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel and more.

In addition to sharing her story and experiences working with STEM professionals at tech companies, she provides tips, advice and insight into how to effectively communicate technical information with non-technical people.

Donna is also the host of Before It Happened, a podcast featuring stories of visionairires and the moments and events that happened which inspired them and in turn changed our lives. 

Music used in the podcast: Higher Up, Silverman Sound Studio

Acronyms, Definitions, and Fact Check


Before It Happened podcast: https://www.beforeithappened.com

Authority https://medium.com/authority-magazine/inspirational-women-leaders-of-tech-donna-loughlin-of-lmgpr-on-the-five-things-you-need-to-know-8c6b63dd6252

Tech Bullion https://www.google.com/amp/s/techbullion.com/a-strategic-communications-firm-interview-with-donna-loughlin-founder-and-president-of-lmgpr/amp/

Silicon Valley Review

Linked In:  Donna Loughlin 

Instagram: The Donna Loughlin BeforeITHappenedshow

Mercedes Soria Podcast Episode on Before it Happened - https://www.beforeithappened.com/post/disrupting-the-silicon-valley-boys-club-with-mercedes-soria-episode-8

Before It Happened - Episode "Getting Kids Excited About STEM and Space with "The NASA Lady” Pamela Greyer"

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, Laura Numeroff

Women comprise 29% of the STEM workforce and 52% of the college-educated workforce (NSF). The number of women in board positions in STEM-related industries in 2020 was 19.2%, an 18.3% increase over the previous year. (MSCI) Women only make up 3% of STEM industry CEOs. (www.bigrentz.com)

Women in engineering make up 15%; Women in research make up 30%; Women in mathematics make up 40% (less than 30% at doctorate level); Women in technology make up 28.8%. Women physicians make up 36.3%; Women in medical school make up 50.5%.