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

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

Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: The Only One There

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! Shameka M. Brown CEO & Executive Coach, The Only One There As a 20-year veteran of the creative department, Shameka has spent the majority of her … More Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: The Only One There

Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: Mixed Company

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! KAI DEVERAUX LAWSON Kai Deveraux Lawson, uses her life long passion for culture, and 8 years of experience in advertising, to tell honest stories that shed … More Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: Mixed Company

Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: Shante Bacon

What makes you an Icon? Your authentic and influential leadership style that has contributed to your trailblazing career success. You have broken barriers, overcome adversity, and as a result, are a role model to many. When brands, networks, and tech companies are looking to make an impact and authentically engage their target audience they call … More Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: Shante Bacon