RISE: REPRESENT 2021

Remote, London
May 13 2021 09:00 - 16:00
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Represent your perspective. Represent ALL your customers in the work. This is what outstanding inclusive leadership for the creative and media sector looks like in 2021. Yes, our sell-out conference is BACK - and it's online (plus you can purchase tickets in collaboration with Advertising Week - yes, such a great deal!).  

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SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED 

9.00am: Welcome, Ali Hanan, CEO, Creative Equals

9.10am: ‘Creativity is at the heart of what it is to be human’, Lemn Sissay, poet of the 2012 Olympics, Chancellor of Manchester University, author of ‘My name is why’

9.25am: ‘Identity and inclusion in design’, Adam Murphy, Experience Director, Philips Design

9.40am: ‘How to push for progress with clients’, Helen Bazauye, Inclusion and Diversity Consultant, Creative Equals

9.55am: ‘Man is to King as Woman is to X’: the bias in AI, Karen Boswell, Chief Transformation Officer, WPP, Chief Experience Officer, VMLY&R

10.15am: ‘Rising to the challenge: Connection, Commercial Resilience and Conscious Creativity’, Nicky Bullard, Chairwoman, MRM Europe & Chief Creative Officer, MRM UK; Karen Crum, Global Brand Strategy Director, McCann Worldgroup; Sufia Parkar, Global Associate Director, DE&I, McCann Worldgroup. Moderated by: Nicola Kemp, Editorial Director, Creative Brief

10.45am: BREAK 

11.15am: ‘Fair Pay for All’: Equal pay is not equal, Rosa Rolo, Commercial Director, Major Players

11.30am: ‘What clients need in 2021’, Jane Stiller, Chief Marketing Officer, ITV; Nathalie Lam, Head Sponsorship & Lead Inclusion and Diversity Marketing Transformation, Philips, Jerry Daykin, Senior Media Director, GSK; Pauline Wilson, Vice  President of Product & Operations at Virgin Atlantic. Moderated by: Richard Robinson, Managing Director, Xeim, Econsultancy

12.05pm: ‘Why representation matters’, David Lammy, Labour MP for Tottenham, one of #56BlackMen

12.40pm: ‘Having a Successful Career in Media, While Blind’, Lucy Edwards, Blind Broadcaster, YouTuber and Disability Activist

13.05pm: Yoga with Josh Lipscombe, Founder, The Yoga Factory

13.20pm: LUNCH

14.15pm: ‘Social Class within the Creative Industry’, Emma Hopkins, Creative Solutions UK, Spotify

14.25pm: The Fishbowl: What barriers do you face?, Gemma Greaves, Co-Founder of Nurture and Founder of Cabal

14.55pm: ‘How’s your mental health?’, Stephanie Matthews, Senior Business Director, Creative Equals

15.00pm: The Black Pound Report, Lydia Amoah, Author of The UKs 1st Black Pound Report

15.05pm: ‘What does it mean to be a woman now?’, Caitlin Moran, Journalist, Author, and Broadcaster, The Times, Caitlin Ryan, Regional Creative Director, Facebook

15.35pm: ‘Stepping up to president’, Laura Jordan Bambach, President & Chief Creative Officer, Grey

15.50pm: ‘How to be an activist’, Gina Miller, Businesswoman and Campaigner

16.20pm: 30 Future Leaders - the list is out, Maisie McCabe, UK Editor, Campaign

  • Timetable is subject to change 

If you would like a VAT receipt or prefer to invoice, please contact finance@creativeequals.org. Thank you. 

Thank you to our media partner, Campaign and sponsors


Creative Equals is the equality kitemark of the the creative industries. Our mantra is simple. We believe diverse teams make diverse work for diverse audiences. 

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