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The Global Awards Young Globals Student Competition & Internship Program Announces Finalists

NEW YORK, NY - March 10, 2016 - The Global Awards℠ Young Globals Student Competition & Internship program has announced the 2015 Finalists.

The Young Globals is the only college/portfolio school competition for healthcare advertising that offers students an opportunity to submit their creative work, the chance to earn a prestigious Global Award, and the experience to test drive their career in healthcare advertising. Launched to identify and recognize emerging creative talent from around the world, Young Globals introduces students to the rewards of working in the healthcare and wellness advertising industry.

The 2015 Young Globals Finalists:

  • Samantha Cable - “Phone Zone” Australia
  • Rajath Ramamurthy, Theresa Wlokka, Rodrigo Moran (Mentor) - “A Sleeve to Remember” Miami Ad School, USA
  • Wilen Aloe, Brian Hodes, Pilar McQuirter, Antonia Perez, and Sarah Vonderhaarr - “Eat Smart” Columbia College Chicago, USA

“Our goal is to make healthcare advertising a destination career, one that attracts the world’s brightest and most creative young talent. That won’t happen by creating a student competition alone,” said Robin Shapiro, Global Awards Chairperson and President/CCO, Corbett USA. “What makes the Young Globals unique is the prize for those who are selected as winners, a paid internship at a leading healthcare agency. We are grateful to McCann Health and Ogilvy Healthworld for a creative brief this year that inspired Global Award-caliber thinking.”

Students achieving finalist status will be interviewed by Global Awards Young Globals sponsoring agencies’ international award-winning healthcare advertising chief creative officers Jeremy Perrott, global chief creative officer, McCann Health and Scott Watson, chief creative officer of Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide.

The 2015 Global Awards partner sponsors, McCann Health and Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide support the competition as official corporate sponsors and will mentor the emerging young creatives by providing internship opportunities to this year’s winning teams.

Young Globals award winners will receive a Global Award and be given the opportunity to experience a paid internship with a minimum of one month, based on their availability, at one of the sponsoring healthcare advertising agencies.

The 2015 Young Globals winners will be announced in the coming weeks. To learn more about the Young Globals competition click: here.

All press inquiries are welcome and should be directed to Gayle Mandel: gmandel@internationalawardsgroup.com. Phone 212 643 4800

About the Global Awards World’s Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising℠
Now in their 21th year, The Global Awards are dedicated to excellence in healthcare and wellness communications on an international basis. The Global Awards receives entries from healthcare corporations, hospitals, advertising agencies, production companies, and design studios that produce communication for medial, pharmaceutical, healthcare & wellness related products and services.

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About McCann Health
Comprising the world’s most connected health and wellness experts, McCann Health (www.mccannhealth.com) is the most awarded professional and consumer health communications network with the largest international expertise spanning 35 countries and 57 offices. McCann Health’s global network includes McCann Torre Lazur, McCann RCW, McCann Echo (professional), McCann HumanCare (consumer health & wellness), McCann Global Health (Public Health), McCann Pharmacy Initiative, McCann Managed Markets and McCann Complete Medical (medical), and Double Helix (market access & research). McCann Health is a part of McCann Worldgroup and the Interpublic Group.

About Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ochww.com)—the health behavior change specialists of Ogilvy & Mather (www.ogilvy.com)—committed to creativity and effectiveness in healthcare communications, everywhere. Our global headquarters are in Parsippany, NJ, with additional hubs in New York, London, Paris and Singapore. We maintain multiple additional offices in markets critical to our clients' global aspirations.

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide provides marketing services including behavioral insights, content strategy and management, digital, interactive and new media services, marketing analytics and research, media planning and buying, medical education, payer marketing and market access, professional advertising and promotion, public affairs and relations, relationship marketing, sales training development, social media and social listening, and wellness and consumer advertising and promotion. The network also offers scientific communications and publications planning services through a wholly owned separate legal entity. The organization houses and maintains individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and Ogilvy Healthworld brand identities within the marketplace and is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY, www.wpp.com).

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