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Adobe Announces Diverse Voices Platform Campaign Share This on LinkedIn   Tweet This   Forward This

10 August 2020

In a blog post today by Ann Lewnes, executive vice president and CMO, Adobe has announced a new campaign called Diverse Voices with New York Times and Sundance Film Festival initiatives to support a diverse set of voices.

Lewnes writes:

At Adobe, we believe the future belongs to those that create, and it has never been more important to empower diverse voices to tell their stories and create positive change. In an homage to Women’s History Month and International Women's Day, we are celebrating women in creativity today and everyday.

And to make the celebration last, the company will provide "an ongoing platform and year-round opportunities for women," she continued.


Among the initiatives announced today are:

Adobe x T Magazine

  • As a part of this effort, Adobe is will present The New York Times' T Magazine's special digital issue, "T Presents: The 15 Creative Women for Our Time" inspired by and dedicated to women all over the world. The special issue with showcase the spectrum of perspectives from female creators from all around the world.
  • Within the issue, branded content will feature some creators from Adobe's own community, including illustrator Octavia Bromell, grassroots data storyteller Jessica Bellamy and Nike VP/Creative Director of Women's Footwear Georgina James.
  • Visit the landing page for more information.

Creating Opportunity + Mentorship in Film

  • Today's announcements build on Adobe's long-standing commitment to elevate underrepresented creators through mentorship, programs, grants and more. Earlier this year, Adobe launched the inaugural Women at Sundance Adobe Fellowship, the first fellowship for female filmmakers with the Sundance Institute.
  • The company has also announced the inaugural Women at Sundance fellows for this year's program, 11 female-identifying filmmakers that will receive support to create bold, new work across diverse disciplines. The fellowship includes year-round mentorship from the Sundance Institute and Adobe executives, participation in Sundance Institute labs and programs and a $5,000 cash grant to advance current projects.

Creativity for All

  • Finally, Adobe is launching a dedicated place for diverse voices where everyone can be inspired, learn and share their creativity. Here the company will be highlighting the voices of different creators, sharing resources like scholarships and fellowships, and more. Visit Diverse Voices for the details.
  • Adobe remains committed to a policy of supporting, elevating and amplifying underrepresented creators, so the world can see, learn and benefit from diverse perspectives.
  • Learn more at Celebrating and Empowering Women Today -- and Everyday.

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