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J. Walter Thompson Sydney & UTS Launch Mentorship Program

J. Walter Thompson Sydney and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have teamed up to launch a mentorship program for students in the Bachelor of Creative Intelligence & Innovation (BCII) degree.

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J. Walter Thompson Cape Town Teams Up With FoodBank SA for Mandela Day Initiative

International Nelson Mandela Day encourages the people of South Africa and the world to take time out of their day to do good for others. In celebration of the holiday, J. Walter Thompson South Africa teamed up with FoodBank SA to package food for those less fortune around the country.


Rachel Pashley Explains Why Ads Should Stop Stereotyping

Rachel Pashley, Group Planning Head at J. Walter Thompson London, is taking a stand on the representation of women in advertisements. Pashley is determined to challenge the representation of women in ads to better portray the majority of female needs in this limited market. Her latest endeavor has been the J. Walter Thompson Company Female Tribes Initiative, which aims to capture global female insight in order to change the cultural conversation. City A.M. caught up with Rachel Pashley about the current state of women in the ad industry.   ...READ MORE

After Brexit, what now for Britain’s brands and “Brand Britain”?

Toby Hoare, chief executive of J. Walter Thompson Europe, caught up with City A.M. to discuss the future of British brands and "Brand Britain" in the wake of Brexit. Hoare considers the recent shift in public attitude and how it may alter brands' opportunities with consumers - for the better or worse. Here is the original article posted on City A.M. ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson Company Has Landmark Award Performance at Cannes Lions 2016

On the final day of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, J. Walter Thompson Company announced that it had earned a total of 80 Lions, a historic award performance for the network. ...READ MORE

Cannes 2016: Celebrating Gender Diversity

The Glass Lions category was introduced last year at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity to celebrate work that addresses and seeks to have positive impact on gender inequality, imbalance or injustice. This year’s Grand Prix went to Mindshare Mumbai for a campaign celebrating transgender people in India. ...READ MORE

Passion Trumps Talent: J. Walter Thompson CCO Hosts Main Stage Seminar at Cannes Lions 2016

On Friday, June 24, J. Walter Thompson Chief Creative Officer Matt Eastwood will host his "Passion Trumps Talent" seminar at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. ...READ MORE
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Cannes 2016: J. Walter Thompson Earns 5 Gold Lions

We are proud to share the fantastic wins we’ve earned across Effectiveness, Digital Craft, Product Design, PR, Design and Outdoor categories. ...READ MORE

J. Walter Thompson and The New York Times Host Third Annual Women Focused Panel In Cannes

Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 22, J. Walter Thompson Company will co-host its third annual women’s panel in Cannes alongside The New York Times. ...READ MORE