Women & Diversity

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The 4A’s has long been a champion of gender equality and diversity in advertising. Our latest efforts include additional training opportunities, partnerships and a new series to help women and members of diverse groups extend their reach.

See It & Be It Series

New, though provoking content that promotes gender equality and diversity in advertising.

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Glass Ladder Series

Essential training examining the challenges and opportunities of the next generation of female leaders.

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4A’s High School Initiative Advisory Board Names Momentum Worldwide CEO Chris Weil as New Chairman


The 4A’s, the trade organization representing U.S. advertising agencies, has named Momentum Worldwide Chairman/CEO Chris Weil as the new Chairman of its High School Initiative Advisory Board.

DigitasLBI Offers $5,000 Multicultural Scholarship Award to One 2014 MAIP Intern: Deadline July 18


DigitasLBi, a global marketing and technology company, is offering a $5,000 academic scholarship to one participant of the Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) administered by the American Association of Advertising Agencies Foundation (4A’s).

Fernando Espejel Honored with AAF’s Diversity Achievement Role Model Award

Marketing & Communications

Fernando “Nando” Espejel, vice president, director of digital platforms for FCB Chicago, received the American Advertising Federation’s 2014 Diversity Achievement Role Model Award.

4A’s CEO Nancy Hill Receives NABOB National Service Award

Marketing & Communications

The National Association of Black-Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) has recognized 4A’s President and CEO Nancy Hill with its annual National Service award for her advocacy of and commitment to best practices in non-discrimination policies for vendors.

General Market and Multicultural Champion Yolanda Alarcón Cassity Promoted to EVP, Group Managing Director at Draftfcb Orange County |

Marketing & Communications

Draftfcb group managing director Yolanda Cassity has been elected an executive vice president of the agency.

How Do You REALLY Become a Front Runner?


Gain Your Competitive Edge at the 4A’s Competitive Edge Series on Wednesday, October 3, 2012. The Competitive Edge Series features CEO-driven thought-leadership presentations designed to enlighten and inspire agency peers and client counterparts.

Johnson & Johnson’s Michael Sneed Speaks at 4A’s "Face of Talent" Event


On August 9, the 4A’s honored and celebrated 2012 graduating MAIP interns as well as advertising and media executives invested in advancing the diversity and inclusion mission through the second annual full-day symposium, “The Face of Talent.”

New York City High School Opens Student-Run Ad Agency

Diversity Initiatives

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

4A’s President and CEO Nancy Hill Receives AWNY ‘Changing the Game’ Award

Marketing & Communications

4A’s President and CEO Nancy Hill received AWNY’s “Changing the Game” award today during a luncheon held at the New York Hilton.