Diversity and inclusion in ad tech: Why it’s important and how to make it work?

FFrom corporate member Ivan Guzenko, CEO, SmartyAds Does your company/agency have any D&I initiatives? If so, what are they? What D&I initiatives are you most proud your company supports? It is important to understand that workplace diversity is about understanding, accepting and valuing differences among people; it doesn’t only come down to age, gender or … More Diversity and inclusion in ad tech: Why it’s important and how to make it work?

Sara Porritt, Wellness Lead, Integrated Media Planning and US Diversity and Inclusion Lead, OMD

Does your company/agency have any D&I initiatives? If so, what are they? What D&I initiatives are you most proud your company supports? OMD’s D&I initiatives actively evolve alongside the needs of our people, our culture and our industry.  Our current pillars are focused on a 360 approach that addresses the full employee lifecycle from educating … More Sara Porritt, Wellness Lead, Integrated Media Planning and US Diversity and Inclusion Lead, OMD

Advice to encourage D&I efforts at agencies and more with Wallye Holloway, Associate Managing Partner, TBWA\WH

Does your company/agency have any D&I initiatives? If so, what are they? What D&I initiatives are you most proud your company supports? Yes, at TBWA\WH we have our DiversiTeam group. Started by Karina Salinas and Olivia Nguyen, this team focuses on ensuring that our diverse group of people have a voice and feel included. Our … More Advice to encourage D&I efforts at agencies and more with Wallye Holloway, Associate Managing Partner, TBWA\WH

Inside the Clubhouse: The Virtual Lunch and Learn Academy

In response to the disruption that COVID-19 has caused to internships, budgets, jobs, and lives… The AD Club of New York’s Foundation Lunch & Learn Academy has joined forces with #SAVETHEINTERNSHIPSNY (Rebecca Rivera & Mona Gonzalez), The G.R.O.W.T.H. Initiative, MAIP, and other partners to provide an impactful internship opportunity this summer. The program is designed … More Inside the Clubhouse: The Virtual Lunch and Learn Academy

The i’mPART Women’s Fellowship – Apply Today!

The i’mPART Fellowship continues to thrive going into its 5th year. In 2020 our commitment to retain diverse talent and promote women into leadership positions is stronger than ever. We’ve expanded the program classes from 10 to 15 women, increased access to over 15 tent pole conferences, enhanced the PwC executive training curriculum, and stayed … More The i’mPART Women’s Fellowship – Apply Today!

Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: Todd Triplett

What makes you a Rock Star? You’re gaining momentum in your field and you’re on fire! Your hard work stands above the crowd and shines bright. By being engaged and curious, you are a producer of excellence. Todd Triplett is a culturalist, creative director, writer, environmental advocate and founder, who has developed and led globally-recognized … More Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: Todd Triplett

Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: Margarita Corporan

What makes you a Rock Star? You’re gaining momentum in your field and you’re on fire! Your hard work stands above the crowd and shines bright. By being engaged and curious, you are a producer of excellence. Margarita Corporan is one of the most respected professional portrait and documentary photographers in America. Based in New … More Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: Margarita Corporan

Icons, Rock Stars, & Innovators: Love Malone

What makes you an Innovator? You’re not the problem, you’re the solution! You are traveling the roads not taken…being a pioneer of change…and fearlessly creating groundbreaking initiatives and solutions! Love is dedicated to disrupting the marketing, media, digital and entertainment industries through innovation and technology as CEO and founder of THE GRADIENT GROUP, INC. Love … More Icons, Rock Stars, & Innovators: Love Malone

Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: Gabrielle Shirdan

What makes you a Rock Star? You’re gaining momentum in your field and you’re on fire! Your hard work stands above the crowd and shines bright. By being engaged and curious, you are a producer of excellence. Gabrielle Shirdan is VP Creative Director at McCann NY, leading creative on Microsoft. Armed with a passion for … More Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: Gabrielle Shirdan

Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: Christena Pyle

What makes you a Rock Star? You’re gaining momentum in your field and you’re on fire! Your hard work stands above the crowd and shines bright. By being engaged and curious, you are a producer of excellence. Christena has been a driving force in creating diversity and battling gender inequality in the advertising and marketing … More Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: Christena Pyle