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Thank You

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2020 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference!

Videos and Presentations

All available conference presentations and videos can be accessed through the Agenda.

Save the Date

Mark your calendars for the 2021 ANA Multicultural and Diversity Conference, October 24-26, 2021!

2020 ANA Multicultural Marketing and Diversity Conference in Two Minutes

Relive the best of the 2020 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference in this brief overview.

Highlighted speakers include:

  • Simona Rabsatt Butler, Senior Director of Global Sourcing and Marketing, Visa, Inc.
  • Rishad Tobaccowala, Author, Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in The Age of Data and Senior Advisor, Publicis Groupe
  • And more.

About the Conference

November 17-18, 2020 | A Virtual Experience

The ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference has become the annual “go to” event to discuss and debate industry issues, to become inspired and to learn! Today, this work, and the impact it has, is more important than ever before.

In its 22nd year, the conference was a virtual experience that assembled prominent thought leaders and client-side multicultural marketing professionals across a wide spectrum of industries.

Relive the conversation at #ANAmulti

Hosts and Speakers


Gilbert Davila
President and CEO
Davila Multicultural Insights

Shannon Watkins
SVP, Brand and Creative Services
Aflac Inc.



Rabiah Ahmed
Senior Media Relations Supervisor

Carlos Alcazar
Culture ONE World

Paul Alexander
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Eastern Bank Corp.

Lisette Arsuaga
Co-CEO, AIMM Co-Founder


Chaucer Barnes
Translation LLC

Simona Rabsatt Butler
Senior Director - Global Sourcing, Marketing
Visa, Inc.

Elizabeth Campbell
Head, Multicultural Marketing

Jakii Chu


Sydni Craig-Hart
CEO and Co-Founder
Smart Simple Marketing

Mike Denby
Disney Advertising Sales

John Dillon

Alicia Enciso
Nestlé USA


Roger Gehrmann
Executive Creative Director, Studio Resonate

Kim Grant
Bank of America

Dirk Herbert
Chief Strategy Officer
Dentsu Americas

Gail Horwood
Kellogg North America


Elba Intriago
SVP, Multicultural
Music Audience Exchange (MAX)

Megan Keane
Senior Strategist

Ketzirah Lesser
Director of Campaign Strategy 2020 Census Integrated Communications

Marne Levine
VP, Global Partnerships, Business Development and Corporate Development


Bob Liodice

Elliot Lum
SVP, Talent Strategy and Program Development
ANA Educational Foundation

Edgar Marin
Senior Director – N.A. Shopper Marketing, Multicultural and Brand Capability
The Procter & Gamble Company

Marc Pritchard
Chief Brand Officer
The Procter & Gamble Company


Yin Rani

Kris Rivenburgh
Chief Accessibility and Legal Officer
eSSENTIAL Accessibility

Carlos Santiago
CEO and AIMM Co-Founder
Santiago Solutions Group

Sue Seams
Senior Director, Experience Planning


Nidia Serrano
Audience Marketing Director

Esperanza Teasdale
VP and General Manager, Hispanic Business Unit
PepsiCo Beverages North America

Cindy Nguyen Thomas
Bank of America

Rishad Tobaccowala
Author, “Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in The Age of Data”
Senior Advisor
, Publicis Groupe


Tim Wang
Founder and Principal

Omar Wasow
Assistant Professor
Princeton University

Lauren D. Williams
Senior Director, Marketing Strategy
SiriusXM + Pandora


Related Resources

Learn about AIMM

The Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing (AIMM) is an industry-wide alliance representing the entire marketing ecosystem — advertisers, media, research companies, trade organizations, and agencies across Hispanic, African-American, Asian-American, LGBTQ, and non-multicultural segments. Together, this working group of industry leaders is focused on evolving and enhancing the relevance, effectiveness, and impact of multicultural and inclusive marketing in order to legitimize connections with consumers and, in turn, maximize business growth.

The Power of Supplier Diversity Report

Check out findings from quantitative and qualitative research conducted by the ANA and get a better understanding of the incidence of supplier diversity programs as well as benefits, challenges, spend, goals, measurement, and influence.

Taking a Stand on Systemic Change

Amid calls for an end to systemic inequalities, marketing organizations are prioritizing internal efforts to promote inclusion and combat discrimination.

Resource List of Certified Diverse Suppliers for Marketing/Advertising

To help the marketing/advertising community, the ANA has curated a list of certified diverse suppliers that work in our industry.

Commit to Equality, Inclusion, and Systemic Change

Industry-leading marketers have committed to unflinchingly examining our own history and current practices to shine a light on systemic and institutional biases that exist within the industry. Take the pledge today.

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“This conference was inspirational, informative, insightful, and engaging. A fantastic learning experience for anyone looking for growth and development in this field.”

– 2019 Attendee