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12.03.21

Aaron Walton discusses equity in agent-client relationships (Ad Age Op-Ed)

A recent study by Deloitte for Facebook on barriers to representation in advertising begins with statements about the influence advertising has on a variety of positive societal outcomes including “how we see ourselves and others.” By paragraph two, it describes the industry push to diversify as a “trend” and an “awakening.”

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10.07.21

WI CEO Aaron Walton is named to Board of Directors of HRC

WI CEO Aaron Walton joins the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and HRC Foundation Boards of Directors. The HRC is the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization.

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08.18.21

Walton Isaacson wins the Diversity, Inclusion, Gender (DIG) award at Think LA Idea Awards

Walton Isaacson won the ThinkLA DIG (Diversity, Inclusion (n, Gender) Award presented by ThinkLA at this year’s 11th Annual IDEA Awards gala. The DIG Award goes to the company that best demonstrates and celebrates their commitment to diversity across race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, ability and other differentiators across all levels of the organization.

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07.21.21

VAB’s Diversity Panel Featuring Albert, Zulema, and Roberto

The Video Advertising Bureau (VAB) hosted a panel with Albert Thompson from WI, Zulema Baez from Adsmovil, and Roberto Ruiz from UNIVISION on The Business and Branding Benefits of Inclusive Marketing Campaigns. This session provided lessons from brands and marketing campaigns that are successfully embracing inclusivity in their communications.

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07.14.21

The Ad Council, United Way Worldwide and The Rockefeller Foundation Launch New Campaign to Highlight 211 Service and Provide Support to Those in Need

WI develops a multi-channel campaign pro bono, including online video, broadcast and radio spots in both English and Spanish, illustrating 211 helpline as the guiding light for families who are struggling financially or emotionally and need assistance accessing federal, state and local aid.

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05.24.21

Big-Ticket Purchasing: Full Speed Ahead for Automotive, Presented by Ogury

Raul Rios, SVP of Strategy, joins ThinkLA for a panel presented by Ogury to discuss evolving behaviors of automotive consumers as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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