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“Outed: LGBTQ+ Representation in Advertising” Lunch & Learn

January 16 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Outed: LGBTQ+ Representation in Advertising

Join us on January 16 for a virtual Lunch and Learn hosted by AAF Roanoke, where we delve into the nuanced world of LGBTQ+ representation in advertising. Our featured speaker, Kurt Thigpen, is a distinguished public official, best-selling author, and award-winning advertising executive. Kurt’s journey from rural Hazlehurst, Georgia, to becoming an influential figure in Nevada’s public service and advertising landscape is a testament to resilience, determination, and unwavering commitment to community.

About Kurt Thigpen

Kurt Thigpen is the CEO of Ace Studios, an ADDY-award winning social impact agency based in Reno, Nevada. He is also the Governor of AAF District 14, and a former elected official.

In advertising, he has a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion and works to teach others how to implement those principles in their advertising.

When: Tuesday, January 16, 12 pm – 1 pm EST

How to Join: Register by filling out the form below, and you will be emailed a Zoom link.

Cost: Free for AAF Members, $5 for non-members