Cannes Lions announces See It Be It finalists for the 2020 – 2021 programme

Cannes Lions has announced the See It Be It 2020 – 2021 finalists. Fifteen aspiring women, from across the world, have been selected to join the unique talent accelerator programme which will run as a virtual learning and mentoring programme in 2020 and return to the Festival in 2021. See It Be It, in partnership with the world’s most popular audio streaming platform, Spotify, is the Cannes Lions initiative aiming to achieve equal gender representation of creative directors and leaders across the global industry. A record-breaking number of 797 applications…

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Cannes Lions See It Be It programme 2020 opens for applications

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced that See It Be It 2020 is now open for applications. In partnership with Spotify, See It Be It is the Cannes Lions initiative aiming to achieve equal gender representation of creative directors and leaders across the global industry. Swati Bhattacharya, Chief Creative Officer, FCBUlka, is appointed as the 2020 See It Be It Ambassador and Madonna Badger, CCO and founder of Badger & Winters, will remain the See It Be It Chair. 15 aspiring women, from across the world, will…

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Cannes Lions 2018 See It Be It Participants Announced

Cannes Lions has announced the 20 participants taking part in this year’s See It Be It programme, an increase of five participants on previous years. Now in its fifth year, the initiative aims to create a platform for women who face diversity challenges in the industry and enable them to become the drivers for change in their respective regions and throughout the industry by providing access to high-profile leaders, executive coaching and mentoring opportunities with senior figures from across the industry. “This initiative was launched to address the issue of…

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See It Be It opens for applications for 2018 Cannes Lions Festival

Applications for the 2018 Cannes Lions See It Be It programme have opened today with Spotify announced as official partner. The Festival has created an additional five places on the scheme, meaning that 20 women from the creative sector will take part in the career development and empowerment programme.  See It Be It was launched in 2014 to shine a light on the issue of gender imbalance at senior levels and galvanise the industry into action. The initiative serves as an acceleration programme aimed at identifying future female leaders in…

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