Adrienne Lucas is a strategist with specialized experience working on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) and education initiatives in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. She currently serves as the Global Director of DEI at The One Club for Creativity, an advertising nonprofit.
As part of her role, Adrienne partners with agencies to design and execute programs that help diverse creatives enter the advertising industry and support their professional development. One of these initiatives includes Where Are All The Black People (‘WAATBP’) an annual diversity conference & career fair. WAATBP attracts up to 3500+ attendees and 60+ sponsoring agencies and brands including: Amazon Advertising, Best Buy, Capital One, Disney, and Mattel. Adrienne also spearheads the Creative Boot Camp initiative–a free weeklong program where college students of color create and present an advertising campaign for a real client.
In addition to her work with The One Club, Adrienne is the Vice President of Strategy & Business Development for the National Association of In addition to her work with The One Club, Adrienne is the Vice President of Strategy & Business Development for the National Association of Minority Speakers—a DEI consulting company. Adrienne has led diversity workshops for companies and organizations including EVINS Communications, Liquid Agency, and The Society for Human Resource Management.
Adrienne holds a J.D. from NYU Law and a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. She is passionate about the arts, civil rights, and social justice. She stays active in her local community through her work with the NAACP and membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
She is an alumni of SUNY Albany (Phi Beta Kappa) and Syracuse University’s Newhouse School where she received her Masters in television, radio, and film. She currently resides in NY.