Omniwomen UK Leadership Summit - March 8, 2017

Omniwomen UK hosted their third annual Leadership Summit in conjunction with International Women’s Day. Around 350 women gathered for what was a truly inspirational day with some amazing speakers talking about their leadership journeys. The speakers, panels and breakout sessions all highlighted something different and showed the audience that it’s important to aim high, be authentic and believe in yourself.  

Omniwomen United Arab Emirates Launch Event

Omniwomen UAE launched on International Women’s Day (March 8). The half-day event was
attended by more than 150 Omnicom employees and business partners from both genders and
across the Emirates. The launch was designed to inspire, raise awareness on gender and diversity, and ultimately encourage action for change. The program also included several perspectives on what it means to be a leader and agent for change. To learn more about the launch of Omniwomen UAE, watch this video.

Women of Omnicom (Tumblr) – IWD 2017

In partnership with the 2017 International Women’s Day theme of #BeBoldForChange, OmniwomenNEXT challenged the women of Omnicom to share what actions they will take this year to #BeBoldForChange to help drive gender parity. The campaign received over 200 submissions from 44 agencies in 14 countries!

"Be The Best That You Can Be" - September 9, 2016

On Friday, September 9, Omniwomen held an event to inspire and celebrate female staff across the Omnicom network in Greater China. Unveiled during the event was a campaign developed by TBWA Shanghai using real testimonials where women share their stories on how their personal passions are reflected in their professional lives. This was followed by a panel discussion with the women featured in the campaign, and the announcement of a series of upcoming career nurturing initiatives to bring together female talent in an open and supportive environment for sharing, networking and learning.

Importance of Female Leadership in the 21st Century - March 15, 2016


From those that are creating programs to help women ascend the ranks, to those that fostering more inclusive leadership in their companies, this conversation helped to shed light on the role members of the c-suite play in this evolution by confronting the gender equality issue head on. 

The historic “He For She” style panel was comprised of CEOs from Omnicom’s five networks, including Andrew Robertson of BBDO; Chuck Brymer of DDB; Dale Adams of Diversified Agency Services (DAS); Daryl Simm of Omnicom Media Group; and Troy Ruhanen of TBWA all of whom shared their distinct point of view on this business imperative. The hour-long session was moderated by award winning writer and former Bloomberg journalist, Diane Brady.

Omniwomen UK Leadership Summit - March 8, 2016

On March 8th, International Women's Day, Omniwomen UK held their second annual leadership Summit. The daylong training program was designed to inspire 200 of Omnicom’s rising female stars across its UK companies. Attendees heard from speakers across the Omnicom family on a variety of important and exciting topics, from inclusive leadership to cracking confidence. The event also brought together men and women from C-suite executives to academics, campaigners and psychologists, offering Omnicom UK’s female leaders a great forum in which to meet, share and learn.

Women in the Creative Class - October 29, 2016


It may seem there are plenty of women at all levels within our industry- we know them, we work with them, we work for them - but in the creative field, it's still a fierce battle to get to the top. To succeed, it will require an industry with greater understanding of diverse experiences, opportunities for mentorship, and redefined leadership roles. This Omniwomen panel and keynote address was designed to create a dialogue around the challenges facing women as they ascend in their creative careers, and provide tips on succeeding once you're there.

The was kicked off with a keynote from Kat Gordon, Founder of the 3% Conference, who later joined a panel made up of Jean Bathanny, ECD, DDB Chicago; Lauren Connolly, ECD, BBDO; and Rob Schwartz, CEO, TBWA\Chiat\Day. Debbie Millman, Chief Marketing Officer of Sterling Brands, moderated the discussion.