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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Jr. Art Director

Tim Austin is a highly driven young man with a passion for creating engaging and thought provoking content. He graduated from Virginia Tech in 2013 with a B.F.A. in Graphic Design, and a minor in Business Leadership. Tim’s drive has consistently led him to opportunities that have expanded his network and perspective. 

In college, Tim served as Treasurer and then President of A.I.G.A. There he led an executive board to host programs and events focused on connecting students with industry professionals. In 2012, after his internship at ESPN, Tim rebranded himself to combine his two passions design and filmmaking.

In 2013, he joyfully accepted his MAIP internship and relocated to New York to work in broadcast production at Havas Worldwide. While balancing his internship, webinars, seminars, and leading the team for his MAIP project, Tim made time to produce his first short film titled ‘Against All Odds’. Tim currently works as a Junior Art Director at kbs+, and will always be grateful for the doors opened by the Multicultural Advertising Intern Program.


PROGRAMMING: Keesha Jean-Baptiste at

PARTNERSHIPS: Reema Elghossain at

Registration/Logistics: Melissa Belfiore at

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