The Guardian Hires New Editor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Susan Smith Richardson has been named deputy editor responsible for diversity, equity and inclusion at the Guardian US, the latest publication to add DEI coverage to its masthead. The position [...]
Where Taco Bell’s Potato CEO Failed
Taco Bell's potato CEO video missed the mark in one significant way.
Ogilvy Hires James Kinney to Serve as Global DEI Lead
James Kinney will serve as WPP-owned Ogilvy's new DEI lead.
Facebook Introduces Business Equality Resource Center
The site contains information on steps to create a more inclusive and diverse environment.
TikTok for Black Creatives Incubator Program to Choose 100 Creators, Musical Artists
The video creation platform teamed up with multiplatform media company Macro.
Chief Diversity Officer Departs Publicis Groupe
The loss of Publicis' chief diversity officer comes as ad agencies continue to grapple with promises of greater inclusion and aims to root out racism.
YouTube Introduces the #YouTubeBlack Voices Class of 2021
132 creators worldwide will receive dedicated support and seed funding.
The Mill Fires Chicago Managing Director Over Tweets Supporting Trump’s Election Reversal
According to a source with knowledge of her deleted tweets, Hilbert expressed her support for Trump's baseless claims of election fraud and viciously criticized Republican leaders who did not stand [...]
Black Futures Co-Creators to Guest-Curate Facebook App’s Lift Black Voices Section
Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham will do so for three weeks.
Roy L. Austin Jr. to Become Facebook’s First-Ever VP of Civil Rights
He joins the company from Wiltshire & Grannis, and also held high-level roles in the White House and DOJ.
FitTrack Campaign Connects Body Positivity With Health Benefits
"One Size Fits One" shows different body styles working out.
Verizon Adjusts Adfellows Program to Become a Virtual Experience for Entry-Level Marketers
It's also expanding its brand partners to include IBM, Visible and Amobee.
To Forge Its DEI Future, The Richards Group Partners With Leading Firm
Do What Matters has worked with Periscope and The Martin Agency.
10 of the Most Accessible Brand Campaigns and Actions of 2020
From Microsoft to American Girl, progress continues.
How Purpose Can Shape Agencies in 2021
In 2019, deliberating Adweek’s Agency of the Year, the jury noticed something about McCann’s work that was submitted: there seemed to be a lot of work that leaned into purpose. [...]