Adland has a diversity problem: Miami Ad School’s call to action

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VaynerMedia, Facebook and IPG are the first organizations to answer the school’s challenge.

The Miami Ad School has a challenge for the advertising industry when it comes to diversity and inclusion: Put your money where your mouth is.

VaynerMedia CEO Gary Vaynerchuk was the first to raise his hand and answer the call to action, followed by Facebook Global Creative Director Andrew Keller. The two companies are making tax-deductible contributions to the Miami Ad School Scholarship Program and sponsoring “Experience Labs” in which students will spend an entire term.

Interpublic Group had already contributed to the scholarship fund prior to the official challenge, with R/GA agreeing to host the Experience Lab. (read more)

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