Next Creative Leaders 2021

Top 10 Winners

Preethi Balakrishnan & Kelsey Boylan

Senior Art Director / Senior Copywriter
Saatchi & Saatchi
New York, United States

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Preethi and Kelsey are an award winning senior creative team at Saatchi & Saatchi New York. They’re graduates of the University at Texas at Austin where they studied advertising and liberal arts. As a respectively not white and not straight female duo they advocate for representation in every piece of work. This past year they produced Tide’s first US spot with a gay family, as well as worked on pro-bono clients like Women in Film. They also enjoy mentoring up-and-coming talent. Kelsey volunteers with 826 Valencia to help kids develop a love of writing and this year also participated in “Coffee at a Distance”, mentoring recent grads. Their work has been recognized by the One Show, D&AD, the Clios, and Cannes. They’re proud to be ranked 2nd Writer And 11th Art Director in the US this year by the One Show.

For Your Consideration Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi Client: Women in Film Category: Region - North America Year: 2021
Count It Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi Client: WNBA Category: Region - North America Year: 2021
Cold Callers Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi Client: Tide Category: Region - North America Year: 2021
Laundry Later Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi Client: Tide Category: Region - North America Year: 2021
Off Course: A Creative Exploration of Maps Agency: Personal Project Client: N/A Category: Region - North America Year: 2021

 

 

 

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Middle East/Africa Regional Winner

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