Registration is Open to Attend the Video Advertising Bureau’s ‘Diversity Leadership Summit’ – June 21-25, 2021

The VAB IMPACT Diversity Leadership Summit: Walking the Talk on Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging – Speaking Meaningful Action Through Candid Conversations—a five-day virtual event hosted by the Video Advertising Bureau (VAB)—is open for registration to attendees. The event, which is free to attend, will be broadcast Monday, June 21 through Friday, June 25, 2021.

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The summit provides a stage for new voices and candid conversations, featuring media industry leaders, executives and professionals whose experiences can inspire real shifts in mindset and offer practical guidance. With a commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging, the VAB’s aim is to provide actionable, meaningful ways to ignite change within the industry and community.

Speakers and panelists include:

  • Olympic Champion Speed Skater Apolo Ohno, featured in a one-on-one fireside chat with Award-Winning NBCU/MSNBC News Anchor Richard Lui
  • Shelly McNamaraChief Equality & Inclusion Officer and EVP, HR, Procter & Gamble
  • Chelsea Sanders, VP Brand, Refinery29’s Unbothered, Refinery29
  • Nicole Hughey, Chief Diversity Officer, Sirius-XM + Pandora
  • Jeff Marshall, SVP, Head of Diversity, Equity & Belonging, Universal McCann
  • Representatives from L’Oreal, BCW Global, A+E Networks, Verizon, Univision, Publicis Groupe, Innovid, The Clorox Company, CarMax, iSpot, Walton Isaacson, Adsmovil, Effectv, RISE, RAPP (an Omnicom Agency), Tubi, 3AF and AAAZA

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Audience members must register for each day separately. Daily sessions include:

MONDAY: Advancing Equity and Inclusion through Equity and Belonging
TUESDAY: Inspiring Others, a Journey to Inclusive Leadership 
WEDNESDAY: The Value of Being Seen and What Inclusivity Really Means 
THURSDAY: Lessons From Organizations Who Are Making a Difference
FRIDAY: Getting Inspired, Success Stories and Real-World Insights