Our ambition

Celebrating your difference in creative, media or tech is crucial. Our industries pride themselves on unique perspectives and innovative ideas. So we designed Rare with Google. A platform that feeds the pipeline with diverse talent, keeps them in the industry, makes the most of their leadership potential – and propels us all towards a more innovative, more inclusive state.

Our offerings

Creative Campus inspires rare students to pursue a career in creativity – and equips them with the tools and insights they need to get it done.

The Creative Fellowship offers early-career creatives professional experience with Google creative teams, ushering in a new generation of unconventional talent.

The Leadership Accelerator equips future rare creative leaders with the tools, network, and knowledge they need to thrive today, and lead tomorrow.

Past events

Programs

Training to help take you, your department, or your organisation to the next level.

Training to help take you, your department, or your organisation to the next level.

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LEADERSHIP ACCELERATORS START OCT 20 & NOV 10

This 6-part virtual Leadership Accelerator features thought leadership, insight, and training from award-winning Inclusion & Belonging Business Utopia. Alongside this world-renowned team are inspiring tutorials from some of the world’s top creatives, leaders, and activists. Running over the course of six weeks – with two 2-hour classes per week, the content will cover topics from resilience, authenticity, and purpose, to hustling and creativity in the time of Covid.

Leadership Accelerator is free!

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LEADERSHIP ACCELERATORS START SEPT 22 & OCT 05

This 6-part virtual Leadership Accelerator features thought leadership, insight, and training from award-winning Inclusion & Belonging Business Utopia. Alongside this world-renowned team are inspiring tutorials from some of the world’s top creatives, leaders, and activists. Running over the course of six weeks – with two 2-hour classes per week, the content will cover topics from resilience, authenticity, and purpose, to hustling and creativity in the time of Covid.

Applications are now closed.

Leadership Accelerator is free!

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LEADERSHIP ACCELERATORS START AUG 18 & SEPT 2

This 6-part virtual Leadership Accelerator features thought leadership, insight, and training from award-winning Inclusion & Belonging Business Utopia. Alongside this world-renowned team are inspiring tutorials from some of the world’s top creatives, leaders, and activists. Running over the course of six weeks – with two 2-hour classes per week, running at 4pm AEST – the content will cover topics from resilience, authenticity, and purpose, to hustling and creativity in the time of Covid.

Applications are now closed.

Leadership Accelerator is free!

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LEADERSHIP-ACCELERATOR-TOKYO
05.12.2019

A one-day Leadership Accelerator for 80 unusual minds – designed to give underrepresented talent a major career advantage.

Featuring MBA-level executive training from renowned facilitator, Prof. David Slocum, and inspiring tutorials from some of the world’s top creatives, leaders and change-makers – the content will cover topics from negotiation and creative leadership,to unconscious bias, psychological safety and the power of difference.

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EXEC-MEET-UP-TOKYO
04.12.2019

For one evening, we bring the Rare Exec Tokyo community together to share insights on their journey since their first corporate clinic. It’s an opportunity to discuss progress made, setbacks faced, and challenges overcome. It’s also a moment to celebrate the launch of the official Rare Exec Tokyo white paper – a resource which is set to drive change on mass.

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LAS-VEGAS
06.10.2019

Each year, the world’s top up-and-coming creatives are chosen to be part of the Creative LIAisons program at the LIA awards.

100 incredible talents are brought together for a jam-packed program of inspiration. And this year, on October 6, we’re appearing as part of it – bringing our practical training, and cohort of world-class rare talent, to the mix.

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EXEC-TOKYO
09-10.07.2019

A one-day corporate clinic, designed to give Tokyo’s most influential creative and brand leaders the tools they need to drive – and benefit from – a more diverse, more inclusive corporate culture.

Developed in partnership with leading culture change consultancy, Utopia, as well as renowned academic and EMBA facilitator, Professor David Slocum, the program brings together inspiring case studies, along with pragmatic solutions, and leading-edge research to ensure all in attendance leave with a personalised action plan to drive change within their own organisation.

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LEADERSHIP-ACCELERATOR-SYDNEY
23-24.05.2019

A two-day leadership Leadership Accelerator for 80 unusual minds – designed to give minority talent a major advantage.

Featuring MBA-level executive training from renowned facilitator, Prof. David Slocum, and inspiring tutorials from some of the world’s top creatives, leaders and activists – the content will cover topics from negotiation and creative leadership, to unconscious bias and the power of vulnerability.

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LEADERSHIP-FUNDAMENTALS-LONDON
20.05.2019

A 1-day leadership accelerator for 30 unusual minds, Leadership Fundamentals will give new leaders from underrepresented groups the skills they need to hit the ground running.

Developed in partnership with Google, Utopia, AKQA, and D&AD, the program features leadership training from co-founder of Utopia and renowned changemaker, Nadya Powell, and inspiring tutorials from London’s top creative leaders. The day will examine the three facets of leadership – your style, your team, your business.

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Initiatives

Helping to drive diversity and inclusion further, faster.

Helping to drive diversity and inclusion further, faster.

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INITIATIVE-LONDON
19-23.05.2019

5 rare minds will be given unprecedented access to the best of the D&AD Festival — an experience that will propel their careers and inspire them towards their greatest potential.

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Sessions

Helping to drive diversity and inclusion further, faster.

Helping to drive diversity and inclusion further, faster.

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ADVERTISING-WEEK-NEW-YORK-CITY
23-25.09.2019

Rare lands at Advertising Week in NYC, bringing a cohort of top creatives, thinkers, and makers – all with one mission in mind. To equip you with the kinds of skills, perspectives and insights that our industry is missing.

Learn how to leverage your own unique perspective for more original ideas, how to harness creative collisions for fresher work, and how to negotiate your way to a yes in any situation.

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CANNES-LION-CANNES
17-21.06.2019

Rare practitioners pop up along the Croisette this June, as part of the Cannes Lions festival.

In a series of panels, workshops and keynotes – featuring world-renowned leaders, thinkers and activists – we’ll discuss the power of difference, the importance of inclusion when it comes to innovation, and how the queer community is driving us forward.

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SEMI-PERMANENT-SYDNEY
23-24.05.2019

Rare practitioners take to the Semi Permanent stage for two thought provoking panels – featuring world-renowned leaders, thinkers and activists – to discuss the power of difference and the importance of heritage.

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D&AD-FESTIVAL-LONDON
21.05.2019

Four, inspiring Rare talents will take to the stage, as part of a panel at the D&AD Festival festival – all from different backgrounds, all with inspiring work to share, all set to prove how unique perspective and experience can lead to fresh and innovative ideas.

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FOUNDING PARTNERS

D&AD
Berlin School of Creative Leadership
Maud
Alt/Shift
Glue Society
Utopia

PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY THE INDUSTRY

AirBNB
Sample
Dentsu
Finch
Semi Permanent
Clemenger BBDO
Colenso BBDO
FBI Talent Co
Grumpy Sailor
72 & Sunny
Saatchi & Saatchi
Revolver
Sweetshop
AKQA
Havas
Leo Burnett
Mr President
Code on Canvas
Precipice
Mode Black
Drum
Dr. FeelGood
Seedlip
Campaign Brief
Easle
Women's Collective
Strategy Set
ustwo
special group
r/ga
above brand
fin
pulse
st. ali
phantom
Esther Clerehan
Data Graphic

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

The Other Box
SheSays
SeeHer
ThisAbility
Creative Equals
D&AD Shift
Skateistan
Pitch
Code Like a Girl
AUT University
culture heroes
lia awards