When you're doing pro bono advertising, you're not only putting your professional skills to work for the greater good, you're also building your portfolio and your network. It's not entirely selfless, since pro bono can pay off big time.
The most challenging design brief of my life: my daughter’s gravestone.
Do you ever get the sense that your male colleagues might be having an easier time in their careers? That, even though you started off with similar qualifications, they seem to be moving up more quickly? That’s because they are. Why? Because they know how to do it better than you!
Many luminaries, visionaries, and advertising greats have shared their insights with us over the years on how to create change within the ad industry. A lot of times, it starts with changing ourselves and our perceptions. Here are 10 ways to get started.
London-based creative Emily Fleuriot shares what she learned at 3 Percent’s London MiniCon. Emily is editorial director at independent creative agency Sunshine. She also writes, blogs as Fashion Popcorn and has reconciled her love of fashion with her passionately feminist beliefs. You can follow her on Twitter @fashionpopcorn.
Guest Post by Johanne Wilson
Over the course of my career as a creative, I haven't experienced much discrimination, at least not to my face.
Recently, thought leaders in technology came together at the Ad:Tech conference in San Francisco. From the exhibitor floor, to the keynotes, to the breakout sessions, professional exchange yielded many ideas and concepts that will, no doubt, drive campaigns forward.
Kat Gordon interviews Mark Barden about his new book, A Beautiful Constraint: How to Transform Your Limitations into Advantages, and Why It's Everyone's Business, and how its principles can be applied to female creatives and leaders.
What kind of businesses or market segments is your ad agency neglecting or turning away? These untapped segments are significant opportunities for a business you can build yourself.
I returned last week from the first-ever film festival for female directors. Chaired by Geena Davis and underwritten by Walmart and others, The Bentonville Film Festival was a big frigging deal.