Book Review: Yes, Chef.

August 21, 2014ByKat Gordon

Marcus Samuelsson's food memoir sheds light on diversity issues in the restaurant world.

I just devoured this memoir while flying to and from our Salt Lake City road show. So many things made it personally relevant: the author lost his mother at age 4 (like I did), he was orphaned in Ethiopia (like my adopted nephews), and he loves diversity, in and out of the kitchen, also like me.

Breaking through glass

August 15, 2014ByRebecca Rivera

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Elaine Totten Davis' impressive scar has an equally impressive story.

Women direct the funniest videos, no joke

August 13, 2014ByNicole Marquis

When J.J. started directing commercials, she was told it was “impossible” to be a woman in comedy, because women just aren’t seen as funny. She also was told that as a diversity hire, she'd have an easier time booking jobs she didn't deserve. So is it an advantage to be a female or not? J.J. gives us the scoop.

A surprising take on promoting women

August 5, 2014Bytiffany jonas

A recent study shows that female executives who push for the promotion of women and non-Caucasians suffer when it comes to their own performance reviews. So if you're a woman who wants to support the advancement of qualified women, what do you do? Here's a novel idea.

3 reasons why the 3% matters to men

July 28, 2014ByRebecca Rivera

We women could benefit tremendously if more men understood the 3% movement, how it helps us, and ultimately how it helps them too.

The opportunity is girls

July 22, 2014ByNicole Marquis

Girls build the future with GoldieBlox

Girlpower ads are powerful opportunities for conversation with the kids in our lives. Surprisingly, know what else is? The work we do at our agencies. Here's why.

Work/Life Unbalance – Learning to live with the new “connected” normal.

July 9, 2014ByNicole Marquis

Valerie Moizel, Executive Creative Director/Partner at The Woo, explains why she's embracing the new normal of connectivity and not wallowing in guilt over having to constantly multitask between being a mom, a wife and a boss.

5 takeaways from Digital Hollywood's Women in Advertising panel

July 1, 2014ByNicole Marquis

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Guest post by Skyler Mattson, Managing Director of WONGDOODY about a recent panel that unearthed some great takeaways for anyone about how digital campaigns are changing... and how the same rules still apply.

A site for sore eyes

June 26, 2014ByKat Gordon

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We just launched a brand new website for 3%. Go ahead, take a look around (I’ll wait). Nice, huh?

Part of the unveiling of the site includes debuting our 2014 speaker lineup and agenda. From keynote speakers and panel discussions to CD/Client Bootcamps and fireside chats, this year’s conference provides a comprehensive two-day agenda that addresses the most significant issues impacting the creative world.

Beyond the cracked ceiling. Into the hall of mirrors.

June 24, 2014ByNicole Marquis

Guest post by Lauren Tucker, SVP and Director at The Martin Agency. Confidently poking your head through the glass ceiling can make it an easy target, and the very real fear of having it summarily cut off can be a more powerful reason for risk aversion than a mere lack of self-confidence. The threat of backlash, like water over time, will erode the hardest rock of female ambition.