The 4A's is excited to celebrate the sixth anniversary of The Face of Talent, the industry's premier event to celebrate and engage top diverse talent, with you this August.

The Face of Talent was established in 2011 as a catalyst for agency leaders, and their clients, to demonstrate their commitment to two of the most important issues facing our industry—Talent and Diversity. The multi-day symposium, including the Diversity Leadership Luncheon, attracts over 750 advertising and marketing executives. This series of events is designed to celebrate and showcase over 140 talented diverse college seniors and graduates that comprise the 4A’s Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) and 4A’s Foundation Scholars.


The Face of Talent also serves as a community-building platform to inspire and retain more than 2,800 MAIP alumni and nearly 400 4A’s Foundation Scholars, who continue to advocate and champion diversity in advertising.

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Leadership Luncheon Speakers


Natalia Oberti Noguera, Founder & CEO, Pipeline Angels

Natalia Oberti Noguera is Founder & CEO  of Pipeline Angels. Pipeline Angels is changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women and nonbinary femme social  entrepreneurs. 

Natalia is also Creator & Host of Pitch  Makeover, a podcast on pitching and investing that spotlights start-ups launched by women, nonbinary people and men of color. She holds a BA in Comparative Literature & Economics from Yale, as well as an MA in Organizational Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. Natalia serves on the boards of Walker’s Legacy, Women 2.0 and iRelaunch. Inc. magazine selected Natalia as one of “The Most Impressive Women Entrepreneurs of 2016,” included her in their list of  “25 Latinas Who Shine in Tech” and Women’s eNews recognized her as one of “21 Leaders  for the 21st Century” for 2012. 

StartOut, a network of LGBTQ entrepreneurs, honored Natalia with the 2017 Nixon Peabody Trailblazer Award, “recognizing an entrepreneur whose pioneering approach or vision has set a trend for an entire industry.”

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Keynote Speaker

Jonathan Jackson, Co-founder, Blavity, Inc., Harvard University Nieman Fellow

Jonathan Jackson is a 2019 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, where his work will center around the emergence of black media in the digital age, examining new ways to measure black cultural influence and its effect on the media and advertising landscape.

He is a co-founder and the former head of Corporate Brand at Blavity, Inc., the largest media platform and lifestyle brand for black millennials.

He sits on the Nielsen External Advisory Council, where he advises senior leadership on strategic focuses for African-Americans.



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