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Biz Journal, 2017 – The BrandLab is planning on expanding to Kansas City 

Biz Journal, 2017 – BrandLab study reveals lack of diversity in marketing and advertising; how is your company doing?

Biz Journal, 2017 – Diversity in Business Forum: How Twin Cities employers can enlist and elevate professionals of color 

Star Tribune, 2016 – Twin Cities Ad Industry Struggling to Increase Diversity in Ranks

Southwest Journal, 2016 – Report Reveals Disparities in City’s Creative Sector

Minnpost, 2016 – Why Employers Need to Know About Microagressions

5 Eyewitness News, 2015 – High School Students Begin Elite Summer Internships

The Line, 2015 – The BrandLab Boosts Diversity with New Curriculum

Minnesota Public Radio, 2015 – Local Leaders on Diversity in Advertising, Marketing Fields

Minnesota Public Radio, 2014 – Tackling The Opportunity Gap in Advertising

Star Tribune, 2014 – Marketers Must Understand and Increasingly Diverse America

Star Tribune, 2014 – Movers & Shakers: Monica Mason & Brian Gioielli, The BrandLab

PR Week, 2013 – Diversity Distinction in PR Awards

MinnPost, 2013 – BrandLab Experiment Proves a Marketing Success For Students & Business

Minnesota Monthly, 2013 – Minnesota’s New Mad Men

Star Tribune, 2013 – Movers & Shakers: Ellen Walthour, The BrandLab

American Advertising Federation, 2012 Mosaic Award for Multiethnic Student Programs

Ad Age, 2011 – Minneapolis’ BrandLab Aims to Diversity Ad World’s Future

Pioneer Press, 2011 – Ad Agencies Market Themselves to Minority Youth

New York Times, 2010 – Selling Minorities on a Career in Marketing

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