It’s Time for HR to Undergo a Revival or Agencies Risk Stifling Creative Talent

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Keesha Jean-Baptiste, SVP, Talent Engagement and Inclusion at the 4A’s wrote a piece published on Adweek.com titles “It’s Time for HR to Undergo a Revival or Agencies Risk Stifling Creative Talent”

The Face of Talent 2018 Report

In early August, the 4A’s hosted its eighth annual The Face of Talent, recognizing and celebrating a diverse group of aspiring advertising hopefuls from across the 4A’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, along with educators and agency leaders who advocate and champion diversity across the marketing communications industry. It marked the first time the weeklong series of events took place under the banner of the 4A’s Foundation, which recently brought together programs including the Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) and its alumni association, the 4A’s scholarship & grant program, and its high school initiatives, including two New York City–based public high schools: the High School for Innovation in Advertising and Media (IAM) and the Manhattan Early College School for Advertising (MECA).

Teen Vogue’s New Editor in Chief is a MAIP Alum

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Elaine Welteroth interned at Ogilvy & Mather in 2007 through the 4A’s Multicultural Advertising Intern Program

Agencies: Sign Up to Host a MAIP Fellow Today

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Agencies: Are you interested in participating in the 4A’s Multicultural Advertising Intern Program? The deadline for signing up is January 20th.

4A’s Foundation Appoints Joe Erwin as New Board Chair

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Career Marketing Executive Will Help Lead the Foundation into the Future November 16, 2016—New York, NY—The 4A’s Foundation, the 501(c)(3) organization of America’s leading trade association representing the advertising agency business, today announced Joe Erwin has been named chairman of the board. The foundation, soon heading into its 20th year, provides support for multicultural students pursuing a career in […]

MECA Students Visit 4A’s Offices

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Students from Manhattan Early College School for Advertising (MECA) High School visited the 4A’s New York City offices on June 13, 2016 on their way to a media immersion day at MetaVision (GroupM). The students took in the views of the 4A’s 16th floor balcony. MetaVision hosted 16 high school freshmen from MECA for the day. […]

Donate to the 4A’s High School Programs

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For more information on how you or your organization can donate, contact Al Benoit (abenoit@aaaa.org).

New York City High School Opens Student-Run Ad Agency

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The 4A’s announced today the launch of the first accredited advertising agency in the country run by high school students.

NYC High School Students Create Ad Campaign for Michelle Obama’s "Let’s Move!" Initiative

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Two students from the 4A’s sponsored High School for Innovation in Advertising and Media (IAM) have created and will present an integrated ad campaign for Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative at the inaugural TEDx Harlem event.