Authentic creative work can’t happen without an authentic source—the women themselves.
The tweet above I posted in Toronto when there for our 3% MiniCon. I'd wandered into Sephora and this rainbow of helpfulness and cheer descended upon me. Her name was Solana. It wasn't enough to thank her. So I tweeted to the company, mentioned her name and location, and said these magic four words:
You should promote her.
At 3%, we receive emails almost daily from folks interested in speaking at our events.
How awesome is that?
Huge thanks to Adobe for their ongoing commitment to students being a key part of The 3% movement! The Adobe Student Scholar competition launches today and will enable 12 students to attend The 3% Conference free of charge (including a travel stipend).
Louise Green, Body Exchange founder and author of soon-to-be published Big Fit Girl, opens up to The 3% Conference about her mission to help women realize their athletic potential at every size.
The word “luck” comes with the connotation that we, as women, are somehow stumbling into female-friendly agencies by chance. We aren’t out here getting lucky. We’re just getting better at getting what we deserve.
Calling all female freelance creatives! You're an important part of the 3% community and we want as many of you at the fall conference as possible. Since we know you don't have a big agency bankrolling your attendance, KNOCK has generously stepped in to make it possible for ten lucky freelancers to attend at no charge.
Three programs that start teenagers on the path to careers in design.
Realization means judging pitches in the context of the person--and knowing that the very same company is going to get presented very differently to me when a white male is pitching versus a black female.
NOTE: This is a guest post by Lisa Leone, reposted with her permission from a piece she wrote this morning on Medium.com. Lisa said that completing our Elephant on Madison Avenue survey prompted her to write it.