Programs

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

Rare Masterclass

5 December

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A one-day masterclass 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.

Rare Exec Meet-up

4 December

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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.

Las Vegas

6 October

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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.

Rare Exec Tokyo

9-10 July

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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.

Rare Sydney

23 — 24 May

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A two-day leadership masterclass 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.

R-London

20 May

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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.

Initiatives

Helping to drive diversity and inclusion further, faster.

Rare Access

19 — 23 May

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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.

Sessions

Helping to drive diversity and inclusion further, faster.

Advertising Week NYC

23 — 25 September

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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.

Rare Cannes

17 - 21 June

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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.

Rare @ Semi Permanent

23 — 24 May

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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.

Rare @ D&AD

21 May

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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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