Full Name
Tasha Gilroy
Job Title
Executive Director, DE&I
Speaker Bio
Tasha Gilroy is an esteemed HR practitioner and leader in the industry’s DEI community, having served in culture and inclusion roles for the past 13 years. Most recently, she was director of inclusion and community for Y&R.

Over the years, she has introduced a range of high-impact programs including unconscious bias executive training and employee programs that have forged access and opportunities for women, people of color, and the industry’s most underrepresented groups.

Gilroy is a member of ColorComm and an active member of Advancing Women Executives and the AAF Mosaic Committee. Additionally, she is the executive sponsor to the WPP Elevate Pilot Program for Black Women.

Tasha is the recipient of the ANA Advertising Educational Foundation’s 2020 Talent Champion Award and the 2019 AD Club “Icons, Rockstars & Innovators” award.

She has been nick-named the "auntie of advertising" by several ad pros who have benefited from the advice, council and mentorship Tasha provides. Tasha is based in New York City and is a proud mother and grandmother of two.
Tasha Gilroy