Advertising alum Jackson-Smith speaks at Cannes Lions Festival

Dani Jackson-Smith (BS '06, advertising), founder of the Cre8tors, a creative management agency rooted in culture and social impact, participated in a panel discussion, “REAL TALK: Pushing Creativity Outside Your Lane,” at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity held on June 23 in Nice, France. The annual festival is home to the world’s most prestigious advertising awards. 

Jackson-Smith, a member of the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising’s James Webb Young Advisory Board and a 2021 recipient of ADCOLOR’s “Rockstar” Award, established the Cre8tors in 2019 with a mission to create experiences that unite, transform, and drive change in communities across the globe. The Cannes appearance follows two other Cre8tor launch events in Chicago and New York in June. Learn more.

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