Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Marketers today must adapt their brand and marketplace strategies to more effectively leverage demographic changes and better champion diversity.

Because inclusion and equality have never been more important to our society or critical to business success, the ANA is here to help, through both our Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing (AIMM) and the gender equality practice SeeHer, as well as multiple committees, conferences, publications, webinars, and training.

The Challenge

At the heart of any diversity discussion are inclusion and equity — a state of mind that must be continually nurtured, whether by providing unquestionably fair and equal opportunities for all, ensuring accessibility across all aspects of the organization, or employing more diverse and representative agency partners.

The ANA’s Response

We are at the forefront of research and initiatives driving more inclusivity and equity in marketing. Alongside our rich content, initiatives like the ANA’s SeeHer and AIMM are advancing the conversation. SeeHer has become the leading global movement to eliminate gender bias in marketing and media. At the same time, AIMM launched one of the boldest industry reboots ever brought to the multicultural marketplace.

Latest Content

Articles, insights, research, and more to advance your marketing and advertising.

Webinars

Meet the Future Majority

1 week ago

In this webinar, learn about the rising expectations younger multicultural consumers have when it comes to brands and a brand’s role in social justice movements, what is driving brand authenticity, and how can brands can be seen as credible accomplices.

Webinars

Resilience: Why Face-to-Face Moves from Strength to Strength

1 week ago

In this webinar, learn about real-life past and present challenges that nonprofits have worked or are working through, and how addressing these problems has helped them push ahead and move both their mission and fundraising goals forward.

Research Reports

Guidelines for Buyers (Agencies and Marketers) When Doing Business with Diverse Media Suppliers

1 week ago

Over the past year there has been an increased impetus from the ad industry to support diverse suppliers. The purpose of this guidance is to help buyers (agencies and marketers) and diverse media suppliers improve their ways of working together.

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Committees

Bringing marketers together to learn from each other and debate new approaches and solutions to industry hurdles.

A benefit of ANA membership, committee meetings feature a mix of member case studies, perspective from outside experts, and benchmarking/best-practice sharing that drive thought leadership on key industry issues. Each ANA committee meets three to four times per year and can be attended in person or remotely. Depending on the committee, 10 to 30 participants may attend — big enough for diversity of opinion, yet small enough for more intimate exchanges.

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