Margaux Joffe

Margaux Joffe is an award-winning producer and Associate Director of Accessibility & Inclusion at Verizon Media, a global media company with brands such as Yahoo, AOL, Tumblr, Huffpost, TechCrunch and MAKERS.

In 2018 she spearheaded The Disability Collection, a landmark partnership between Verizon Media, The National Disability Leadership Alliance and Getty Images to change the representation of people with disabilities in the media. The project won "Best in B2B Partnership" and received a Silver Award for "Best in Diversity & Inclusion" from the Shorty Social Good Awards.

Margaux also founded and leads Verizon Media’s Neurodiversity Employee Resource Group (ERG), dedicated to empowering all minds in the workplace. In two years she scaled the group to a global network of support for employees in over 35 offices around the world.


In 2015 Margaux founded Kaleidoscope Society, a community for women with ADHD, featured by Teen Vogue, Broadly, Bustle, the International Conference on ADHD and  Webby Award nominee for Best Community Website.

Margaux holds a B.A. from Duke University and is trained in documentary storytelling as a tool for social change.





Speaking


2019 - MindShare Partners Mental Health at Work Conference

2019 - IGNITE (Inspiring Girls Now In Technology Evolution)

2018 - Cornell University Guest Lecture “Workplace Disability Inclusion Innovations and Initiatives”

2018 - Coleman Institute Conference on Cognitive Disability & Technology

2018 - ADCOLOR Conference “Programs that make an impact”

2018 - Oakland Museum of California, Creative Mornings Speaker Series

2017 - The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center “Inclusion & Recruitment” Panel

2015 - International Conference on ADHD

2015 - San Francisco Art Institute

2015 - Duke in Silicon Valley Program

2009 - Harvard School of Public Health

2009 - Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Literacy Conference

2009 - Yale Center for Public Health Preparedness

2008 - Boston Institute for Contemporary Art, Fast Forward Teen Video Program

Awards


Winner, United Nations Foundation Mental Health Hackathon. San Francisco, CA (2019)

Webby Awards Nominee for “Best Community Website”: Kaleidoscope Society (2019)

Shorty Social Good Awards Winner “Best B2B Partnership”, Silver “Diversity & Inclusion”, Finalist “Best Media Partnership” for The Disability Collection (2018)

AD2SF “32 Under 32” (2017)

Silver Clio, Yahoo Fantasy Football Campaign (2016)

One Show Shortlist, Yahoo Fantasy Football Campaign (2016)

Local ADDY Awards, Yahoo Fantasy Football Campaign (2016)

American Advertising Award Gold & Best in Show, "Follow Your Nola" Integrated Marketing Campaign (2013)

4 Awards for Excellence in Public Health Communications from the National Public Health Information Coalition (2010)

The John Auerbach Award for Innovations in Public Health, City of Boston (2010)

Grand Prize Winner - Macy’s Keeps America Cooking Video Contest (2009)

City Council Certificate of Recognition “The Face of Jamaica Plain” Exhibit (2008)

Duke University Lewis Hine Documentary Fellowship (2007)

Full Frame Documentary Fellowship, Full Frame Film Festival (2006)

Press


PopSugar: “11 Bad*ss Women Who Are Thriving With ADHD“ by Sabrina Park

Forbes: “Why Hiding A Disability From Coworkers May Hurt Not Help You” by Denise Brody

Forbes: “Changing How The World Sees Disability One Photo At A Time” by Denise Brody  


Fast Company: “What Neurodiversity Is And Why Companies Should Embrace It” by Jenara Neremburg 
Teen Vogue: “The Kaleidoscope Society Is Smashing ADHD Stigma for Women and Girls” By Brittney McNamara

VICE: “No One Believes You Have ADHD, Especially If You’re a Girl” by Gabby Bess

ADDitude Magazine: “Wonder Women: 6 Inspiring ADHD Heroines” by Eileen Bailey


TEVA: “5 People Who Are Changing the Conversation Around Mental Health”


HelloFlo.com “This Is How ADHD Impacts Women And Why Support Communities Matter” by S. Nicole Lane 
Hello Giggles: “How this organization is fighting the stigma and supporting girls with ADHD” By Cameron Glover 
 
Lifescript.com: “Why More Young Women Are Getting Treated for ADHD Symptoms” By Karin Klein.
Bustle: “How to Survive At Work When You’re A Woman With ADHD” By S.B. CASTAÑEDA. Aug 29 2016

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