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Juries 2023 / President

Soleil Badenhop

Soleil has been in the industry for 8 years. Currently, she’s an Associate Creative Director for GIGIL, an independent agency in Manila that was hailed International Agency of the Year in the Ad Age Small Agency Awards in 2021.  Soleil has been recognized globally and locally with works for Greenpeace, Netflix, LoveYourself Organization, and Unilever. She has won Gold and Silver Cannes Lions, D&AD Impact Wood and Graphite, multiple awards from Clio, New York Festivals, The One Show Awards, London International Awards, Spikes Asia, Effies, AdStars, AdFest, Cresta, Warc, Tambuli, Adobo, Boomerang, and Kidlat. She has won and got shortlisted in multiple industry competitions like the 2018 LIA Gorilla Doctors competition, the 2019 Cannes Lions Amazon Hackathon competition, and of course, her first win was for the 2015 Young Cannes Health Lions competition where she won 3rd place.  Soleil was Campaign Brief Asia’s Top 3 Most Awarded Creative in the Philippines in 2020. In 2019, she was ranked the Top 1 Copywriter and Top 1 Young Creative in the Philippines by Adobo Magazine. She was also handpicked by former Dentsu Asia Pacific CCO, Ted Lim, to be 1 of the 100 delegates at the 2019 London International Awards Creative LIAisons program.  Recently, she was part of the Cannes 2022 See It Be It program along with 20 other women from across the globe and she is among the One Club for Creativity’s Next Creative Leaders batch of 2022.  
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