After Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson’s historic appointment to the Supreme Court, she gave an inspiring speech in which she quoted Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise,” a powerful piece on the strength and perseverance of the human spirit.

It was an impactful moment for me and many in the ADCOLOR community. The past few years have truly been a time of uncertainty and difficulty. But despite impossible challenges and obstacles, we have banded together and continued to make prominent strides in advancing social justice, inclusivity and belonging.

Jeff Marshall, Chief Diversity Officer, Head of Diversity, Equity & Belonging, UM Worldwide

A 22-year advertising vet, Marshall spearheaded Breaking Media, a certificate program to educate BIPOC students about the industry and to encourage them to join.

See the full list of honorees on Adweek.