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Friday Forum

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Thursday, Oct. 1
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.


Mira Kaddoura (AD, 2002)

Founder and Executive Creative Director / Red & Co.

Topic: As you worship so you become.


Mira is founder of Red & Co., the female & minority owned company working in advertising & technology that manifests ideas that mobilize culture, helping brands make a larger, more meaningful impact on society. Red & Co. created “Made with Code,” one of Google’s most important initiatives to diversify tech & Netflix’s lauded brand campaign, “Make Room,” that positioned Netflix as a champion of Diversity & Inclusion. Red & Co.'s clients also include Diageo, lululemon, New Belgium Brewing, Uber, adidas , Nike, Planned Parenthood, Youtube and Ace Hotel.

Mira started at Wieden+Kennedy creating award-winning campaigns for Nike, The Girl Effect, Target, Coke and Travel Oregon. Her recent TEDx Talk “How women can change the world by asking ‘Why not me?’,” shares her thoughts about the world. Mira was awarded 2019 Ad Age’s “Women to Watch" , Portland Advertising Federation's "Ad Person of the Year" & Adweek’s “Creative 100.”

Mira is fluent in Arabic, French & English. Her passions are her family, her spiritual mindful practices & learning to cook her mama's food. She sees nature as her greatest teacher. She’s most proud to be raising three multicultural, multiracial and multilingual daughters.

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