Executive Spotlights

Walt Geer
Interview with Walter Geer of VMLY&R: Black Madison Ave. speaks volumes about challenges for Black creatives in advertising

When Walter Geer,  Executive Creative Director, Experience Design, VMLY&R, was given the opportunity to create…

Simmone Taitt
Simmone Taitt: The Birth of Poppy Seed Health, a Maternal Care and Advocacy App

Simmone Taitt’s experience with pregnancy loss in 2016 was paired with callus and dismissive treatment…

Kabo Yang Headshot
Bold & Visionary – perspectives of an Asian woman and nonprofit professional, Kabo Yang

It definitely isn’t easy having your voice heard and prioritized as a woman, and the…

Tia Cummings
Walker & Company’s Tia Cummings on Why Diversity is the Formula for Success

The most bandied around word in multicultural marketing is authenticity. Companies want it, agencies say…

Personal Insights: Why Biculturalism is my Superpower in Business

When she started her business, Nuevo Studio, Naoma Serna-Zahn wanted to embrace both of her cultures and represent people who were marginalized. Nuevo Studio was started to celebrate those people and to pay homage to her Mexican culture. Learn more about Serna-Zahn’s background and how she infuses it into her thriving business.

In Celebration of American Business Women
Generations of women entrepreneurs and business leaders have been paving the way for new, aspiring professionals through their admirable leadership, contributions, and achievements. Within the last decade, an influx of diverse women…
4 Latine People Who Are Shaping the Future of Advertising, Media and Communications

Equal representation in the workplace starts with more BIPOC in positions of leadership. Performative activism is real, and in order to fight against it, we need to support lesser-known BIPOC creatives. The entrepreneurs featured are paving the way for more Latinx representation in their field and supporting each other in the process.

Echoes of Invention - The Future of Black Creativity
Echoes of Invention – The Future of Black Creativity
Black creatives are consistently brilliant while navigating professional obstacles and social oppression. Melissa Kimble, founder of #blkcreatives, knows Black creativity.  Her tweet, “Even in the middle of pandemics and protest, Black creativity…
On Sewing and Living: What To Do When Plans Fail
On Sewing and Living: An Interview with Adria Toliver On What To Do When Plans Fail
Human resource manager, I/O psychologist, and Dallas native Adria Toliver has learned what custom clothiers have long known: A bespoke life is often the result of stitching together fabric for which we…