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Community Conversations: A Forum on Diversity in the Creative Industry

Wed, Apr 8, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
20 West Kinzie Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Focusing on the dynamics that minorities face in breaking into—and growing in—the creative industry, leaders from Havas Worldwide, Leo Burnett, Common Ground, Burrell Communications, FCB, GravityTank and many more will cover a spectrum of topics pertinent to all creative professionals, from finding and landing the right position to managing relationships, resolving conflicts and building a strong network.

Isaac Paul Austin,

Kandace J. Barker, Co-Founder and Business Development Lead, MAFA Chicago
JinJa Birkenbeuel, President and CEO, Birk Creative, Inc.
Jamil Buie, Co-founder Director of Business Development, The Marcus Graham Project
Stacey Fenster, Human Resources, Leo Burnett
Antonio Garcia, Associate Partner, gravitytank
Courtney Henderson, Recruiting Director, FCB Chicago
Benny Jackson, Creative Director, Havas Worldwide
Vernon Lockhart, Executive Director, Project Osmosis
Corey Richardson, Director of Account Planning, Burrell Communications
Mia Sissac, Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications, Commonground/MGS
Ronnie Dickerson Stewart, Vice President Media Director & the North American Lead for Diversity and Inclusion, DigitasLBi 


Special thanks to LaShun Tines, AIGA Chicago Diversity Lead, for organizing this event and providing the artwork.

Drinks Sponsored by Love Cork Screw Vinters

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