Claire Topalian is a writer, PR pro, and content strategist with 5+ years of experience focused on tech startups, large corporations, and non-profits. She started her career in Communications/PR at UP Global, an international Non-Profit that was recently acquired by Techstars, where she also founded and led the Startup Women initiative. Claire then took on an opportunity with Nordstrom’s Corporate Affairs and Public Relations team where she supported Internal Communications and corporate messaging. She has worked with a number of clients over the years with PR strategy and media relations, including JP Morgan Chase, Adecco Staffing, PATH, and The University of Oregon. Most recently, she developed PR strategy for Transpose, a local tech startup in the B2B space.