paź 2nd, 2017

Meet Our 2017 HLR Scholarship Winners

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J. Walter Thompson announced today the five young women selected for this year’s class of Helen Lansdowne Resor Scholarship recipients.  

Named after the industry’s and JWT's first female copywriter, the HLR Scholarship is a global opportunity launched by JWT and the 4A’s in 2014.  

Each winner receives an individual scholarship up to $10,000, a paid summer internship with a JWT office in her respective region, a JWT mentor, and a “first look” placement consideration upon graduation.

To learn more about the Scholarship and how to apply, click here.

North America HLR Recipient


An Art Direction major at the School of Visual Arts. She is passionate about musical theatre, and is proficient in four languages. See her portfolio here.

Middle East & Africa HLR Recipient

Lian Saifi

An Art and Cultural Enterprise major at the Central Saint Martins University in London. She is a strong advocate for women’s rights and displaced people, and is currently working at an international humanitarian organization. See her portfolio here.

South Asia HLR Recipient

Simoul Alva

A Graphic Design major at the National Institute of Design in India. She is a strong believer in philanthropy, and each year sends contributions to the Good Samaritan Mission in Mumbai, India. See her portfolio here.

Europe HLR Recipient

Margherita Teodori

A Copywriting major at The Miami Ad School Berlin. Originally from Italy, she earned her Master’s Degree in European Literature, and is very passionate about the performing arts. See her portfolio here.

LATAM HLR Recipient

Valeria Moreno

An Art Direction major at the Miami Ad School Mexico City. Half chilanga and half xalapeña, she is passionate about creating and yoga. See her portfolio here.

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