Trailblazers

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Trailblazers: Hero Media aims to ‘open up the aperture’ on diverse-owned media

While the powerful Black Lives Matter movement triggered new interest in diverse-owned media, investment remains dramatically disproportionate.

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Trailblazers: How Charlene Prempeh’s vision intertwines Black creativity and tech

Prempeh launched creative agency A Vibe Called Tech in response to the institutionally racist technology landscape.

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Trailblazers: How diverse creatives turned a fashion brand into a creative agency

Hyyer Creative rebranded into a boutique agency after its founder fell in love with the marketing side of fashion.

Trailblazers: How former ad execs changed the conversation about feminine care

Co-founders Rachel Donovan Geller and Kaity Potak launched Moons to eliminate confusion and shame around menstruation.

Trailblazers: Meryl Draper’s Quirk Creative puts women at the heart of storytelling

The certified woman-owned agency helps DTC brands scale onto TV.

Trailblazers: How a grueling pandemic job market fueled these college grads to start their own agency

NinetyEight has 15 clients after launching a little over a year ago.

Trailblazers: How LGBTQ+ discrimination fueled Monica C. Smith’s start-up

The CEO of Marketsmith started her own company after she was fired for being gay.

Trailblazers: Jennifer Dyer and Kiaran Sim give web commenters a voice

The platform allows people to leave audio and video comments on websites — while avoiding online harassment.

Trailblazers: How Rana Reeves forged a path as an adland outlier

The founder of creative agency RanaVerse aims to break down creative barriers, working with clients including Coach, Unilever and GM.

Trailblazers: Shaunah Margaret and Ash Ramirez give women of color a seat at the table

The Women Who Create program offers scholarships and mentorships to young creatives.

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