Crystal Borde
Crystal Borde is a vice president and leader of the diversity, equity and inclusion practice at Vanguard Communications, a public relations and social marketing agency based in Washington, DC. An experienced communicator and trainer, she applies a DEI lens to her strategic communications counsel, training development, and campaign planning for government agencies, nonprofit organizations, foundations, and associations addressing such social issues as environmental and racial justice, sustainable agriculture, mental health, substance use prevention, food security, and education equity. In 2021, she was recognized as a DEI Champion by Ragan Communications and PR Daily’s Top Women in Communications Awards and is a frequent contributor to industry publications and guest speaker regarding DEI communication challenges and opportunities.