Category: Opinion


Google at Cannes 2016: Adventures in Virtual Reality

Google offered Cannes Lions 2016 attendees an exciting glimpse into the future of virtual reality, demonstrating their investment in the platform in the coming years. ...READ MORE

Tamara Ingram’s Tips to Getting More Women in Creative Departments

On Wednesday, June 22, in Cannes, the 4A's and IPA will host "World Wise Women," a panel discussion about increasing female leadership in the industry's creative departments.

The panel consists of five hugely successful, creative and talented women, including J. Walter Thompson Company's CEO Tamara Ingram. Tamara will appear on the panel alongside Nancy Hill, President and CEO, 4A’s; Becky McOwen-Banks, Creative Director, FCB Inferno & Co-founder of Creative Equals; Kate Stanners, Global CCO, Saatchi & Saatchi; and Lauren Connolly, EVP, Executive Creative Director, BBDO New York. ...READ MORE

The Female Delusion and Female Capital

Female Tribes is a living study, conducted by J. Walter Thompson, about women around the world. Women have become the largest consumer category in the world and Female Tribes helps to unlock the true economic impact women have on business. ...READ MORE

Welcome to My New Life

Last year, Natalia Romero Ramirez posed with Adriana Pineda, J. Walter Thompson Colombia's VP of Integrated Communications Planning,  Scholarship recipients in 2015, as one of five young women selected for our Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Scholarship. ...READ MORE
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Casting aspersions: Changing the world can be as simple as changing the faces we see in ads

Female Tribes is J. Walter Thompson Company’s proprietary insight study about women around the world. This living study, conducted globally, identifies and explores the full spectrum of the multi-faceted, empowered modern woman and, ultimately, helps brands unlock the true economic value of the female consumer. ...READ MORE

2015 South Asia HLR Scholarship Recipient Anagha Anand on a Brighter Future

Each year, the Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Scholarship is rewarded to five deserving students pursuing their independent studies around the world. The scholarship is named after J. Walter Thompson’s first female copywriter Helen Lansdowne Resor, who paved the way for female copywriters in the advertising industry. Not only does the scholarship award each recipient up to $10,000, but it also provides them with a paid summer internship at a J. Walter Thompson office in her respective region, a J. Walter Thompson employee mentor, and a “first look” placement consideration for future job employment. ...READ MORE

2015 HLR Scholarship Recipient Rawan Obaid Shares What Winning Means to Her

In 2015, when we ushered in the inaugural group of Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Scholarship recipients, MEA winner Rawan Obaid said, "My dream is to invest in society and to develop as a creative talent in design. I feel that this Scholarship is the first step to achieving my ambitions. It has also made me realize that I have the ability to over achieve and perform to the highest of standards.” ...READ MORE

Adfest 2016: Do Good, Do Well

The big themes at Adfest this year were the growth of branded content, the use of big data and the pursuit of social good. If all three collided, all the better. ...READ MORE

ADFEST 2016: View from the Judges

Among the 57 judges who flew in from 18 cities to sift through the best of Asian creativity at Adfest last week, two were from J. Walter Thompson. Here’s what they thought of the work they saw coming from around the region this year. ...READ MORE