Meet The Fellows: Tatiana Cadet

In the workplace, Tatiana Cadet is known as the Chief Joy Officer. She has a passion for creating spaces where people can connect, learn about each other and genuinely have fun. From hosting open mic nights to facilitating game nights and developing team building activities, Tatiana has a knack for engaging audiences and she consistently brings authenticity and an infectious energy.

Tatiana is currently the Talent Engagement & Inclusion Manager at Publicis Groupe US with a focus on supporting business resource groups and programming that fosters belonging and inclusive experiences. She transitioned into this role from being an Assistant Account Executive at MRY for two years, where she worked on paid and organic, social and digital campaigns. Prior to that, Tatiana was an adfellow in Verizon's rotational fellowship program. Her rotations in the program included Accenture Interactive's project management team, McGarrybowen's Account Management team, Verizon's Employee Communications team and the Verizon Fios Strategy Team at the Zenith Media buying agency, VM1.

Prior to her pivot into the advertising industry, Tatiana worked in corporate communications at Viacom as she concurrently pursued her Master's in public relations and corporate communication at New York University. Her graduate school thesis explored how media brands that target minorities are affected by mergers and acquisitions. She‚Äôs also a proud alumna of the T. Howard Foundation & Syracuse University, Go Orange ūüćä!

Tatiana has always had a love and passion for games, connecting with people and hosting events. Outside of work, Tatiana is actively involved in church, enjoys hosting game nights being a tourist in her own city, watching RomComs or TV dramas with authentic characters about people of color, and trying new adventurous activities.

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The i‚ÄômPART Women‚Äôs Fellowship, created in 2016, made a commitment of $100K annually to retain more diverse talent and promote more women into leadership positions. Now in its sixth year, the program has expanded from helping 10 to over 50 women pursue their goals and elevate their executive presence ‚Äď providing more access, tools, & nurturing necessary for them to grow and thrive in all aspects of our industry.

Each Fellow receives:

All-expense registrations for industry conferences including but not limited to: ADCOLOR, Advertising WEEK NY, ANA, BE Women of Power Summit, 3% Movement Conference, SXSW, Fast Company Innovation Festival, CultureCon

·         Educational workshops, webinars and master classes

·         1:1 Executive Coaching

·         Neuro-assessments to determine strengths

·         Monthly night school with PwC Executive Training Program

·         Executive Salon Series fostering mentor connections and high-level networking opportunities

·         1-year AD Club of NY membership

·         Access to the industries top leaders

Learn more about the Foundation’s dedication to fostering the talent pipeline here!