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OUR FLAGSHIP CONFERENCE, RISE 2019, May 15 

OUR FLAGSHIP CONFERENCE, RISE 2019, May 15 

The leadership conference for all who have a role to play in making creativity inclusive. By convening our sector's trailblazers, we can collectively make change to ensure more women secure roles in creative leadership - and this is business critical. What do your team gain from a day out at the LSO (with a networking drinks the night before? All of this. Learning outcomes include: how to design for 'inclusive creativity';  what's keeping CMOs up at night; how to create high-performing teams; understanding the operating landscape; understanding how to be an authentic leader; and the secret to collaboration. Breakfast, lunch and a networking drinks included (we like a paarrrty!). 

Confirmed speakers:
June Sarpong, TV presenter, Author, Diversify
Samantha Renke, Actor, Disability Activist
Munroe Bergdorf, Trans-activist, Model
Keith Weed, Outgoing CMO, Unilever
Syl Saller, Global CMO, Diageo 
Mary Portas, TV personality,Founder, Portas Agency, Author 'Work Like A Woman'
And more speakers being released next week, plus ALL our incredible sponsors.  

There are earlybird tickets now available! We SELL OUT every year so be quick. Get your tickets today >>

CAMPAIGN 30 FUTURE FEMALE LEADERS LIST

CAMPAIGN 30 FUTURE FEMALE LEADERS LIST

For the third year, we’re running our double page spread on the industry’s next 30 future leaders withCampaign Magazine. This is a chance for your rising stars in UX, creative, tech, design, branding, copy and art direction be  in a lush double page spread - it's career fuel and gives your talent the recognition they deserve. 

Who will you put forward?
Nominate her here.

Diverse Minds: Insight into Action Recap

Diverse Minds: Insight into Action Recap

WOW. This day was moving. And, like last year, so many good things have already happened. We held our second sell-out #DiverseMinds conference at Havas London HQ, in partnership with The Hobbs Consultancy. We had a phenomenal line up,  but most of all, the conversations were open and honest. Agony Autie had all of us in tears. We hope everyone walked away knowing how to gain support and take away stigma, to be the ally, how to listen deeply, and why neurophobia is real. Most importantly, to know, as a neurodivergent, you're not alone. There is a fantastic write up by Nicky Kemp in Campaign on the 6 main takeaways of the day.

And, for all the parents of neurodivergents, our aim was to put as many incredible role models on stage.Ali Hanan, our CEO, also had a frank heart-to-heart with fellow dyslexic, Steve Hatch, VP for Facebook, Northern Europe on 'vulnerable leadership' and how it's 'OK to ask for help'.
Watch Hatch talk 'shit' typos on Campaign's youtube channel here

We can't thank our sponsors enough: Huge IncOmnicom Media GroupDirectLineThe Mill, Leila at the IPA and PassionPrint. Plus it all went flawlessly, thanks to Emily Philp, from FlexEvents and lovely photos from Bronac McNeill

For those who would like to join a growing neurodiversity community, head to The Future is ND

We are excited to highlight a new community has been launched by Emma Case to amplify the voices of neurodivergent women - Women Beyond the Box.

If you are interested in learning more, we run 'Rewire the way you hire' workshop to help you hire with neurodiversity in mind. Make sure you're embracing different thinkers in your hiring process.
 For more information, get in touch: sagina@creativeequals.org

Join the discussion – we’re at AdWeek Europe

Thursday 11:30 at Sun Studios

With our fab partners by The Industry Club, recruitment and training experts for the creative industries, we’ll be discussing how to get more women in to AdLand – aiming to highlight the business necessity for change and the bottom-line benefits of more diverse creative departments.

Our panelists include Harriet Minter (The Guardian), Daniele Fiandanca (Founder Token Man), Melissa Smith (Founder The Industry Club).

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