Icons, RockStars, & Innovators: Gabrielle Shirdan

What makes you a Rock Star?

You’re gaining momentum in your field and you’re on fire! Your hard work stands above the crowd and shines bright. By being engaged and curious, you are a producer of excellence.

Gabrielle Shirdan is VP Creative Director at McCann NY, leading creative on Microsoft. Armed with a passion for crafting emotionally provocative and authentic work, she strives to construct work that moves the culture forward. Previously, Gabrielle was Creative Director on New Era, Nature Valley, Adobe and Smirnoff ICE at 72andSunny. She collaborated with cultural icon Spike Lee at Spike DDB and throughout her career, she’s helped to build and craft culturally relevant campaigns for global brands such as; Cadillac, JBL, NYPD, AARP, and AdCouncil. She takes great pride in mentoring women and people of color.

Gabrielle’s voluptuous portfolio lives on her website: www.gabrielleshirdan.com

Follow Gabrielle on Twitter and find her on LinkedIn!

The ACNY Foundation is proud to recognize outstanding industry professionals, during our 3rd Annual Black History Month recognition series titled, “Icons, Rock Stars & Innovators”.

It is our way of shining the spotlight on exemplary talent, integral to the evolution and growth of the advertising industry. Each day during Black History Month we profile a selected “Icon, Rock Star & Innovator” across all our digital platforms. In addition, our partnership The Gradient & Mixed Company podcast, allows for our programming to further extend throughout the industry; introducing and promoting these luminaries to new audiences. Follow the series on InstagramFacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn!

Meet our illustrious lineup of “Icons, Rockstars, & Innovators” on February 26, 2020. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/31q13Pc

Take a peek at last year’s event.

P.S. Check out our other content from previous years

2019 – Online Exhibition

2019 – Icons, RockStars, & Innovators

2018 – Icons, RockStars, & Innovators


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