A Former Ogilvy Exec Is on a Mission to Get More Diverse Talent a Seat at the Table

Love Malone will formally launch her startup The Gradient Group in early 2020

At The One Club for Creativity's Here Are All The Black People career fair and conference on Oct. 30, Love Malone shared her experience starting a business to promote more diverse hiring. Credit: Margarita Corporan

Despite recent strides, diversity in the advertising and marketing industries remains rare: A recent study by the Association of National Advertisers found that only 6% of its members are African-American, while 8% are Hispanic.

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