Carole M. Howard, vice president and director of public relations and communications policy for The Reader's Digest Association, will speak at Brigham Young University Thursday, Nov. 15.

She will speak at 11 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, on "Being In On The Takeoffs. . ." as part of the Communications Executive Symposium.A former reporter, Howard will discuss the globalization of U.S. companies and recent worldwide political changes that provide unique opportunities for public relations graduates.