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About Creative Equals


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About Creative Equals


 

WHAT HAVE WE DONE (So FAR)?

Training creatives up the ladder:
1,200 creatives trained with our 'Be Awesome Night School' 
400+ future leaders inspired with our #FutureLeaders conference
50 women on our #FutureLeaders programme with Creative Social

Supporting talent facing financial challenges: 
3 Creative Equals Intern Bursaries given away with D&AD New Blood

Providing paths back:
3 returners back to work, 20 more on the way with our partner programme with Back2Businesship

Work across the creative industry: 
Launched the Creative & Media Equality Standard, a D&I accreditation, rating and road map for businesses
Launched the Recruitment Equality Standard for recruiters

Organised jury line-ups for Creative Circle, DMAs, Effies, Big Bang and more
Created the first Shadow Jury (for BIMA, now in its third year)
Curated speakers for many events
Created awareness with research, campaigns and press
Worked across businesses to drive lasting change from the top down and the bottom up

IN TERMS OF GENDER, WITHOUT SENIOR FEMALE LEADERS, JUNIORS SAY:

88% 

of young female creatives say they lack role models.

60%

don’t feel they can stay in the industry with a family.

50%

of juniors are already considering leaving the industry

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Who supports us


Who supports us


Phil Thomas
CEO, Cannes Lion Festival

Steve Hatch, 
CEO Facebook EMEA

Michael Islip,
CEO, DigitasLBi 

John O'Keeffe, 
WPP, Global Chief Creative Officer

Rosie Arnold, 
Creative partner, AMVBBDO

Richard Robinson,
Managing partner, Econsultancy

Nicky Bullard, 
MRM Meteorite, Chief Creative Officer and Chairman

Dan Shute, 
Managing Partner, Creature of London

Kat Hahn,
Creative strategist, Facebook

Pip Jamieson 
Founder, The Dots

Caitlin Ryan,
Regional Creative Director, EMEA, Facebook WACL representative

Vicky Maguire, 
Co-Chief Creative Officer, 
Grey London

 

Simon Gill,
Chief Creative Officer, Isobar

Ian Haworth,
EMEA ECD, Wunderman

Nishma Robb, 
Marketing Director, Google

Stu Outhwaite,
Managing Partner, Creature of London

Victoria Buchanan,
Executive Creative Director, TribalDDB London

Cindy Gallop, 
Ex-BBH Chairman, founder of IfWeRanTheWorld

Laura Jordan-Bambach,
Creative partner, Mr President, Founding partner, SheSays, ex-D&AD president

Simon Richings,
Creative partner, Analog Folk

Jeremy Green,
CEO, Creative Circle

Karin Onsanger-Birch,
Chief Creative Officer, FCB Inferno

Emma Murphy
Head of Creative, Camelot

Ian Crocombe, 
Regional Head of Creative Shop, 
Facebook

Tim Lindsay, 
CEO, D&AD

Elyssa Phillips,
Chief of Staff, FCB Global

Kerry Glazer,
CEO, AAR Group, president NABS

Ete Davies
Managing Director, AnalogFolk, co-founder 'We Are Stripes'

Emma De La Fosse,
Group Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy Group

Tom Knox, 
Chief Executive Officer, MullenLowe

Natalie Graeme, 
Founder, Uncommon

Cilla Snowball OBE,
Chairman, AMVBBDO

Wayne Deakin,
Executive Creative Director, Huge

Becky McOwen-Banks,
Creative Director, FCB Inferno, 2015 CE partner

Leo Rayman, 
CEO, Grey London

Charlie Carpenter, 
Managing Director, 
Creativebrief

 

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Team


Team


founder
& ceO and TEAM

Ali Hanan, CEO & Founder

Roxanne Hobbs, executive coach and D&I specialist

Harriet Minter, ex-editor The Guardian's 'Women in Leadership'

Ozoda Muminova, data consultant

Elly Geyde, user experience and design consultant

 

 

 

Advisory
Board

Laura Jordan-Bambach,
Kat Hahn, Cheyney Robinson,
Nicky Bullard, Dave Buonaguidi, Helen Fuchs, Caitlin Ryan (WACL partner), Candace Kuss, Pip Jamieson, Simon Richings, Ete Davies, Natalie Graeme, Richard Robinson, Leo Rayman, Victoria Buchanan, Daniele Fiandaca, Ian Crocombe, Emma Murphy

 

FINANCE Team

To join our the Creative, Recruitment, Media or Digital Equality Standards, get in touch with ali@creativeequals.org

For finance or admin queries, get in touch with kat@creativeequals.org

 

 

 

NIGHT SCHOOL
Team

Harriet Minter, Rebecca Mackenzie, Laura Bartlett, Roxanne Hobbs, Vikki Ross, Emma Scott-Robinson... If you'd like to provide training at the 'Be Awesome Night School', get in touch. Thanks to Katie Hicklin and