God-is is passionate about highlighting the need for diversity within the industry and built her digital career over the last decade holding lead channel strategy roles at global agency iCrossing, and Austin-based T3. In early 2016, Mrs. Rivera joined VML to lead channel strategy, and in 2017 was named Director, Inclusion & Cultural Resonance, where she leads internal diversity efforts and is implementing Cultural Resonance, a methodology she created that fuses the importance of internal culture and representation to creative work outputs, and promotes the use of a diverse supplier base. Since taking on this role, she has helped lead and contribute to large-scale efforts such as VML’s 3% Certification recognition, and the #SaluteBlackTwitter panel at Advertising Week NY in 2017.
She was nominated as a 2017 ADCOLOR “Change Agent” and has been quoted for her cutting-edge point of view by Ad Age, The New York Times, and others. God-is resides in New York, NY with her husband and daughter.
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