Meet The Fellows: Laura Marie Mariel

Laura Marie Mariel is an award-winning Senior Art Director with nearly a decade of advertising experience. She’s worked on both national and international clients including, but not limited to, Nissan, Smucker’s, State Farm, Applebee’s, PreparationH and Always. She’s garnered global recognition from some of the most prestigious festivals, including New York Festival, D&AD and Clio. … More Meet The Fellows: Laura Marie Mariel

Meet The Fellows: Pilar Mera

Pilar Mera is the Director of Trade Marketing for the NBCUniversal Hispanic Group  (Telemundo, Telemundo Deportes & Universo) where she and her team develop the go-to market plans for the NBCUniversal One Platform through strategic trade communications.  She previously focused on NBCUniversal Entertainment Group (USA, SYFY, and WWE) where she led client experiences for San … More Meet The Fellows: Pilar Mera

Meet The Fellows: Imani Albert

Imani Albert is a social media manager and strategist at VMLY&R New York, a global full-service creative agency. Previously, Imani worked as a social media strategist at global PR agency, FleishmanHillard. Through culture-first thinking, Imani has worked with brands across apparel, food & beverage, entertainment, beauty, and more, to create social campaigns that make a … More Meet The Fellows: Imani Albert

Meet The Fellows: Nancy Nguyen

Nancy Nguyen is a brand strategist and social activist who uses creative storytelling to uplift marginalized narratives, shift perspectives, and make a difference in the world. Nancy has produced multimedia campaigns (print/digital/video/events/Influencers) for brands like Target, Amazon, HBO, NBC, Elizabeth Arden, Dove, Kraft, and more. While not working in media and advertising, Nancy is a … More Meet The Fellows: Nancy Nguyen

Meet The Fellows: Lavon Coker

Lavon is an executor, problem solver, and natural collaborator. She excels at transforming abstract ideas into rich multi-faceted marketing experiences and is unafraid of addressing inevitable challenges. Lavon launched her Advertising career at CBS Radio’s 92.3NOW, a New York City-based network, anchored by lead personality Nick Cannon. Here, she was able to learn the fundamentals … More Meet The Fellows: Lavon Coker

Meet The Fellows: Donna Dei-Baning

Donna Dei-Baning is the Associate Director of Insights at Carat where she is responsible for identifying and understanding the individuals most critical to clients’ business goals. She brings the voice of the consumer to all client work and ensures that there is an emotional connection throughout the media planning process through to execution. Prior to … More Meet The Fellows: Donna Dei-Baning

Meet The Fellows: Kristen Dufauchard

Kristen Dufauchard is a marketing and communications leader with over ten years of experience designing and delivering campaigns for colleges, universities, government organizations, businesses, and international brands. She currently serves as the Associate Director of Communications for the NYU Libraries. Her role is responsible for leading the global division’s newly formed Department of Communications, which … More Meet The Fellows: Kristen Dufauchard

Meet The Fellows: Kristin Parris

Kristin Parris is a Talent Development Senior Manager at Essence, a global, data-driven advertising agency, where she designs and facilitates learning experiences that ensure people excel in their roles as media professionals and future leaders. In this capacity, she partners closely with business leaders to build high-performance teams with best in class onboarding, training, and … More Meet The Fellows: Kristin Parris