The AAF's Mosaic Center for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Advertising implements all of the AAF's multicultural and diversity initiatives and is an established leader on multicultural marketing/advertising and inclusion issues. The Center's mission includes the development of new programs and services to recognize and develop diverse talent and promote broad and realistic portrayals of multicultural communities.



Mosaic Center Expansion Fund

2021–2022

In an effort to expand, enhance and evolve our  foundation of world-class, industry-leading, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion efforts—the AAF is embarking on the largest expansion of Mosaic Center efforts in the history of the AAF—raising $2 million by year-end 2022.

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Student Webinar Series

Together with…Kandace Cooks

September 23, 2021 at 6:00pm ET

A conversation with Kandace Cooks, Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging at Nuro (formerly D&I Business Partner at Uber) on her career journey, industry insights, and more!

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Mosaic Awards

May 2022

The AAF's Mosaic Awards recognize companies, agencies and individuals whose commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident through their creative work and organization-wide initiatives.

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Most Promising Multicultural Students

Application Deadline: October 22, 2021
New York Event: February 7–11, 2022

The AAF's Most Promising Multicultural Students program connects the advertising industry with the nation’s top multicultural college seniors.  

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The Mosaic 10

June 3, 2022

A consumer-selected list of the top advertising and multicultural moments of the year. It takes a unique and thoughtful approach in highlighting inclusive content and offers a view into how various audiences perceive the content they consume.

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Videos

View presentations and panel discussions focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the advertising, marketing, and media industries.

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Research

Browse our catalogue of white papers and reports on the state of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the advertising, marketing, and media industries.

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The APEX Multicultural Speakers Bureau

Designed to fill the void of missing multicultural perspectives, this speakers bureau identifies expert talent to participate in industry events. 

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“Black Lives Matter” Resources

A collection of  timely discussions, trainings, articles, virtual engagements, and other resources related to the reality of being Black in America and within the advertising, marketing, media and tech industries.

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HBCUs for Advertising

A program to support Black students along their advertising career journey, ensuring that they do not miss out on opportunities that could be essential to their professional development.

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Change the Narrative

Research and panel discussions on the role advertising and media industries play in cultivating consumer perceptions of one of society’s most misrepresented groups.

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