Adam Grant, author of New York Times bestseller "Originals," shares compelling stories and research at The 3% Conference about how those who don’t fit the mold are often the ones to break it.
Embracing business acumen helps creatives get a seat at the table.
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!
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.
The 3% Conference is an optimistic movement and does not exist to shame agencies, but to help all agencies improve their diversity efforts. The issue of sexual harassment is one we plan to address at this fall's conference and hope your comments in response to this post may help us shape the agenda.
In this interview, our own Laurel Stark Akman interviews Esther Pearl of Camp Reel Stories about their mission, which is in line with the 3% Conference, and how they are working to #changetheratio in film and television.
We crossed paths with Yomi Abiola, who was kind enough to do an interview with us. Yomi is a social entrepreneur and change agent as the founder of Stand Up For Fashion (STUFF), a global platform that promotes social accountability and responsibility in the fashion industry. At the core of her work is diversity, inclusion and female empowerment.
How do you get over a job that doesn't work for you and find one that does? The Comeback Queens share their secrets to rebounding from toxic job situations into healthy ones, where they are appreciated, challenged, well-paid and happy.
We recently had the opportunity to chat with Jean Kilbourne, an author and filmmaker and a sought after keynote speaker focused on topics like addiction and public health, violence, women and the media. Jean is renowned for her ability to present provocative topics in a way that unites rather than divides, encourages dialogue and empowers people—like us 3 Percenters—to take action.