- Do or DEI: An AFC Live! Industry Roast. Thursday, June 24, 2021. 3 p.m. EDT
Join us virtually on Thursday, June 24 for Do or DEI: An AFC Live! Industry Roast, where we’re tearing down the old ways to build new ones. Hosted by Jhadelys Reyes, our favorite Atlanta marketing professionals will join her to dish BTS agency and in-house DEI stories, spotlighting diversity and inclusion ad-fails that have hindered the industry and those that still need to be changed.
Date and Time:
Thursday, June 24, 2021
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
Zoom link for the event: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88230810754?pwd=dzh3VnRhSjZWVXBlM3IyMGcweDRVdz09
Our roasters include some of Atlanta’s best ad folks:
Director, Drama at Netflix
Meet Jean Tanis (@jeaniusTV), Director, Drama at Netflix. Tanis is an award-winning creative leader with a diverse background in communications who currently spends most of his time, “ watching dope stuff or making dope stuff,” so his insights on the industry fails are sure to be well-rounded.
SVP of Marketing and Communications at Public Broadcasting Atlanta
Meet speaker Sherri Daye-Scott from @bigfactssmallacts, and SVP of Marketing and Communications at Public Broadcasting Atlanta. An award-winning communications strategist, producer and writer, Sherri can speak to diversity and inclusion ad-fails with undeniable ease.
Founder and CEO at Offtharecord Inc.
Meet speaker Samantha Ramirez-Herrera (@samofftharecord), founder and CEO at Off Tha Record Inc. (@otrcreative). Known for her unapologetic nature and quick wit, Samantha is ready to tackle all of the ad-fails that have hindered the industry and more.
VP of Strategy & Planning at Authentique Agency
Our panelist, Jelanii Reed, is the VP of Strategy & Planning at Authentique Agency (@authentiqueagency). Jelanii brings over 15 years of experience in sports, entertainment, and multicultural marketing to the table of this industry roast.
Founder and CEO, Majority
Jorge Hernandez is the founding partner and CMO at Majority (@majorityagency). Jorge recognizes the greatest value agencies provide clients is breakthrough ideas and creative disruption – and we’ll definitely be diving into some creative disruption during our industry roast.
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