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March 22, 2023 56 mins

Join us for a thought-provoking episode of our podcast, where we sit down with two dynamic women, Reonna Johnson and Shannon Dunbar-Rubio, to discuss the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in advertising. With their extensive experience in the industry, Reonna and Shannon offer valuable insights into the challenges companies face in promoting DE&I efforts, and the solutions they have found to be effective. As the founder of Three's a Crowd and the Pledge for 13 campaign, Reonna sheds light on the need for greater Black representation in leadership roles, while Shannon, as the Sr. Director of Strategic Planning at LERMA/ and leader of Inclusivista, offers practical steps companies can take to create a more inclusive workplace culture. This conversation is a must-listen for anyone interested in making a positive impact in the advertising industry. So, tune in now to discover why the solution to DE&I is not simply black and white.

(Episode entry courtesy of GPT-4)

Episode references:

BIPI (Brand Inclusivity Performance Index)

https://www.pledgeinfor13.com/

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Three's a crowd


Guest: Reonna Johnson, Co-Founder of Three's a Crowd, Pledge for 13 and VP/ Director of Growth Strategy at Deutsch LA

Guest: ⁠Shannon Dunbar-Rubio Sr. Director of Strategic Planning at ⁠⁠LERMA/⁠⁠ and Managing Director/Sr. Consultant at Inclusivista.

Producer: ⁠Rolf Ruiz⁠, Digital Strategist, Creative Technologist & Agricultor at ⁠LERMA/⁠

Host: ⁠Francisco Cardenas⁠, Principal of Digital and Social Strategy at ⁠LERMA/⁠

Music: ⁠Pedro Lerma⁠ and the Band, ⁠LERMA/


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