Kick It for #ICR82014
Register your team today for MGP’s Kick*ss Kickball Fundraiser on May 3, 2014. Sign up to represent one of the 11 team members chosen to participate in our summer boot camp program. 100 % of the proceeds from this tournament will go towards our 2014 iCR8 Boot Camp (#ICR82014). Help the team have a kick*ss summer!
We are proud to announce the finalists for the 2014 iCR8 Summer Boot Camp Program. As we prepare for the team of 11 to come to Dallas starting June 2nd, we hope that you will congratulate them and sign up to support their efforts. Please consider signing up as a volunteer or making a contribution to the Boot Camp Program. Stay tuned for more from #ICR82014!
Due to an increase in demand for career enrichment from aspiring marketing leaders from around the globe, MGP is currently working on the development of a new program taking the core of our flagship summer boot camp online. More information about this program’s launch later in 2014 will be forthcoming. In the meantime, please sign up so that we can keep you informed about the program’s launch.
We are proud to announce the launch of the Marcus Graham Project’s first PSA Video Campaign: #AdLife Awaits. The campaign, spearheaded by Marcus Graham Project alumni, is an effort to increase the interest and visibility of the advertising, marketing and media industry to emerging professionals. Check it out and share.
Advertising Week 10
The Marcus Graham Project took center stage at NY’s 10th Annual Advertising week along Lisnr CEO Rodney Williams, 4A’s CEO Nancy Hill and Microsoft executive Stephen Kim for a discussion entitled, “Cultivating the Next Generation: Innovation & People.”
Ad Age 40 under 40
Advertising Age honored innovative, young marketing leaders who have made their mark in the client, agency and media realms — all before their 40th birthdays. MGP Co-Founder and Executive Director Lincoln Stephens was included amongst the list of young leaders.
MGP Featured on CNN
The time is now to “turn up” the conversation on the lack of diversity in the advertising industry. Our program was recently featured on CNN and Headline News. Share our story.
BE A CHANGE AGENT
Together, we will change the face of the advertising & marketing industry. And here, you can find everything you need to get involved in our movement and spread the word to everyone you know. Because our vision is to build a generation of passionate, empowered advertising leaders—our very own agency of change.
THE BILL SHARP AWARD
The Bill Sharp Award, a scholarship presented by JWT and the Marcus Graham Project, is named after the late advertising legend and industry diversity pioneer William “Bill” Sharp. His lasting devotion to helping young African-American students find careers in the advertising industry has been an inspiration to many in the field.
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WHAT WE DO
A summer-long internship that provides access to industry knowledge, exposure to industry leaders and experience working with real-world clients.
The Sharp Award
The Sharp Award is a scholarship named after the late advertising legend and industry diversity pioneer William “Bill” Sharp
The Go Fund
A financial scholarship that allows members to attend costly industry conferences, seminars and
Darren Nesbitt, TBWA/
I’ve never lacked drive, but I have been less determined in my career focus. I didn’t know which hat I wanted to wear. That was before I went through the immersion of MGP. The 2011 IC8 Boot Camp wasn’t just my opportunity to assist in the work of an agency and it’s clients. It was my opportunity to be partly responsible for my own clients, ideas and executions.
Guy Kawasaki is the co-founder of Alltop.com, an “online magazine rack” of popular topics on the web, and a founding partner at Garage Technology Ventures. Previously, he was the chief evangelist of Apple.
Eddie Murphy’s Long-Term Effect on Ad Agency Diversity
November 12, 2009
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