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Cannes Lions announces Glass Lion jury to select recipient for anti-gender bias award

Cannes Lions has announced the ten person jury that will be responsible for selecting a winner of the Glass Lion award.

The group (below) consists of five people from the US, two from the UK, and one each from Brazil, India and France. These individuals will choose a recipient for the newly-created award which addresses the industry’s gender imbalance.

“We believe that marketing actively shapes culture, and the Glass Lion is part of our commitment to having a positive impact on this,” said chief executive of Lions Festivals, Philip Thomas. “The introduction of a new Lion is an opportunity to define both the category and what we hope the communications landscape might look like.”

Nominations for the award are still being accepted and can be submitted here.



Cindy Gallop, founder, IfWeRanTheWorld/MakeLoveNotPorn, US

Marcello Serpa, partner, AlmapBBDO, Brazil

Catherine Emprin, managing director, BETC, France 

Tista Sen, national creative directort, J. Walter Thompson, India 

Laura Jordan Bambach, creative partner, Mr President, UK

Nick Bailey, chief executive officer, Isobar, UK

Susan Credle, chief creative officer, Leo Burnett, US

Gail Heimann, president, Weber Shandwick, US

Jennifer Siebel Newsom, chief executive officer, The Representation Project, US

Elizabeth Nyamayaro, senior advisor to under secretary-general UN Women, US



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