Breaking Barriers: Empowering Inclusivity in Sports Marketing


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The Cannes countdown is on! Current Global head of Inclusive Communications Rebecca K. Roussell, M.S. joins this IPG-hosted panel talking about driving inclusion for women in sports. Rebecca is joined by Bonnie Ott - Smith from Jack Morton WorldwideBeatrice Cornacchia from Mastercard; sports journalist and influencer Taylor Rooks; and college athlete phenom Flau'jae Johnson. Please note - time of event is local (French) time.


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Rebecca Roussell

Senior Vice President, Inclusive Communications Current Global

Rebecca is a hybrid marketer, culture storyteller and strategist. She has more than 15 years of experience in marketing communications, and has launched integrated campaigns, created inclusive work cultures and been a thought leader for DEI throughout her career. ​She represents Current Global as a co-lead for the PR Council’s DE&I Community and Diversity Action Alliance recently recognized her as a “Distinguished Communicator of Color.” Rebecca was named as one of Diversity MBA Magazine’s Top 100 Under 50 Emerging Leaders.

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The IPG Common Ground
The Carlton
58 Boulevard de la Croisette