Thursday Stir

By Minda Smiley 

-Created by Ogilvy, the above video features women and girls across the country watching Kamala Harris officially become vice president of the United States. The film was created for Girl Up, an initiative from the United Nations Foundation that aims to “advance girls’ skills, rights, and opportunities to be leaders.”

-Unilever is prepping for an international media buying review, Campaign reports.

-This project spearheaded by creative Alex Pierce looks at 12 “unwritten rules” that Black people often feel obligated to follow, such as “don’t play with toy guns” and “always have a receipt and a bag when you leave a store.”

-MRM, an agency that’s part of the McCann Worldgroup family, has named Harsh Kapadia as evp and chief creative officer for its New York and Princeton offices.

-The Drum looks at how brands are navigating the “riskiest Super Bowl ever.”

-As social platforms begin Black creator programs, critics say they need to do more, writes Digiday’s Kimeko McCoy.

-The Portland Advertising Federation, one of the oldest ad clubs in the U.S., is dead. In its place is ThinkNW, a new marketing organization connecting, Portland, Seattle and the rest of the region.