Profiles in Black Creativity: Dèja Pocahontas Mays Wants to Push Her Artistic Boundaries

This art director prioritizes community when she creates

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For art director and artist Deja Pocahontas Mays, using her passion and creativity to celebrate Black culture has a been a driving force in her success.  Mays and her team at Momentum Worldwide partnered with the Walt Disney Company’s Disney on The Yard, a diversity, equity and inclusion program that empowers Black talent from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to find their dream job within the entertainment and media industry.

“It felt really good to work on a project with the purpose of making a positive impact in the Black community,” Mays told Adweek for the Profiles in Black Creativity series.



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