Daniela Teixeira Vojta
Class of 1998
Daniela Ganem Vojta was born and raised in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. She came to Marywood as an international student and was the recipient of an IHM Scholarship. While at Marywood, she studied graphic design, ultimately earning her B.F.A. in 1998. With Marywood’s help, Mrs. Vojta secured an internship with acclaimed New York designer Milton Glaser, and she landed her first job as a Junior Art Director at Lotus Minard Patton McIver, a New York advertising agency. From there, her career advanced, and she’s had tenures at several notable agencies, including Publicis, Saatchi & Saatchi, and McCann, creating advertising campaigns for clients such as Microsoft, MasterCard, Coca-Cola, Target, L’Oreal, General Mills, and many others.
Presently, Mrs. Vojta lives and works in New York City with her husband, Jon, and daughter, Alba. She is the Group Creative Director at McCann M:united for Microsoft. She launched the Windows 10 global campaign, as well as the “Girls do Science” initiative, which aims to close the gender gap in the tech industry. Often listed among the top Creative Directors in the world, Mrs. Vojta was recently nominated as Creative Director of the Year by AdAge magazine. Previously, she was featured in Adweek’s “Creatives100” and AdAge’s “Creatives You Should Know.” Her numerous awards for her creative work include Cannes Lions, Clios, Art Director’s Club, Webby Awards, New York Festivals, and many more, for campaigns such as Microsoft’s #MakeWhatsNext, which encourages girls to pursue science, the Brady Campaign’s “Keep America Safe,” advocating common sense gun laws, and the Ad Council’s “AdoptUSKids.”
2017 Alumni Achievement Award