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CEO of Martin Agency speaks about "Female leadership in the age of #MeToo"

Mar 1, 2019

Posted in: News

By Marcus Messner, Ph.D., Associate Director

Kristen Cavallo, CEO of the Martin Agency.

Kristen Cavallo, CEO of the Martin Agency, will be speaking about "Female Leadership in the Age of #MeToo" at the next event of the Robertson School Speaker Series on Monday, March 25, at 5 p.m. in the University Student Commons TheaterMontserrat Fuentes, Ph.D., dean of the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences, will deliver opening remarks.   

Cavallo became the CEO of the Martin Agency in December 2017 and is the first woman to lead the renowned advertising agency in that position. Prior to returning to the Martin Agency, she helped the flagship office of the advertising company MullenLowe grow significantly in six years. Since taking the helm at Martin, she has taken key issues head on, such as eliminating the wage gap, increasing diversity hires, and producing double-digit growth with new clients.

The event, which will be moderated by Robertson School advertising professor Jessica Collins, is free and open to the public. The University Student Commons is located at 907 Floyd Ave. Nearby paid parking is available in VCU's Main Street and West Cary Street Parking Decks.