Diana Daniele is the founder of Diana Daniele Communications, a boutique PR firm specializing in literary, hospitality, entertainment, political, and non-profit public relations. Known for her media relations savvy, creative branding and social media expertise, Ms. Daniele’s career began while she was earning her master’s degree from the Annenberg School of Communication & Journalism at the University of Southern California. Ms. Daniele won a Research Grant to study “How Barbie Speaks Sexually to Children,” which she completed at USC’s Institute for the Study of Women and Men (ISWM), a feminist think tank studying how women’s gender roles are portrayed in film and on television. When her research was complete, Ms. Daniele stayed on at ISWM, working with both the press and sponsors such as Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks, and NBC/Universal. Over the years, Ms. Daniele has represented The Beverly Hills Hotel, Saks Fifth Avenue, Ralph Lauren, Martin Katz Jewelry, KUSC-FM Classical Radio, AMC Theatres, Rock the Vote, and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, among many others. Ms. Daniele has also worked in an international diplomatic capacity, running publicity for and organizing outreach events at the United States Embassy’s Cultural Center in Madrid, Spain. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, Ms. Daniele has completed coursework in English Literature at University of Cambridge, England and earned her bilingual certificate from the University of Madrid, Complutense. She is currently writing a memoir.