July 16, 2014
Judy A. Smith is the founder and President of Smith & Co, a leading strategic and crisis communications firm with offices in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles. Over the last 25 years, Ms. Smith has brought her unique combination of communication … ContinuedRead More
July 9, 2014
Named in Creativity Magazine’s annual “Creativity 50” as well as one of “the Top 25 Most Creative People in Advertising” in Forbes Magazine, Rei Inamoto is one of the most influential individuals in the marketing and creative industry today.Read More
Charles King is a Partner/Agent in the Motion Picture Department at William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (WME). He joined the storied William Morris Agency mailroom in 1997 and was promoted two years later to Agent, becoming the first African American to … ContinuedRead More
ADCOLOR® is a nonprofit 501(c) (6) organization whose mission is to celebrate and champion diversity in the advertising, marketing, media, PR and entertainment industries. ADCOLOR® strives to create a network of outstanding diverse professionals and champions by honoring their accomplishments and leveraging their stories as a road map for others to follow. By highlighting the achievements of African-Americans, American Indian/Native Americans, Asian Pacific-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, members of the LGBT community and diversity and inclusion champions, ADCOLOR® aims to inspire the next generation of multicultural professionals.
Now in its tenth year, ADCOLOR® continues to make impressive strides towards the empowerment of diverse professionals at every stage of their careers with programs designed to arm them with what they need to excel in their respective industries. One of these programs is ADCOLOR® University, an intensive training program intended for entry, mid and senior level professionals. The program’s mission is to promote continued professional growth at every level. The program includes seminars that encourage professionals to take control of their own career paths. In partnership with training powerhouse KORN/FERRY®, ADCOLOR® University offered three modules in 2013 titled “Managing Inclusion™”, “Efficacy for Professionals™” and “Effective Communications™”
In addition to the organization’s training program, 2013 ushered in a new FUTURES class, listed here. Launched in 2012, ADCOLOR® FUTURES is a program geared towards nurturing the industry talent of tomorrow. In partnership with ADCOLOR® Diversity Summit (ADS) member organizations, the program offers alumni from recognized industry diversity programs the chance to attend—and receive an insider experience at—key ADCOLOR® events throughout the weekend and year. ADCOLOR® FUTURES is a prime reflection of our motto and a poignant reminder to all that as we rise up, we must reach back. Take a look back at the ADCOLOR Futures Class of 2012 here.