Women & Diversity

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The 4A’s has long been a champion of gender equality and diversity in advertising. Our latest efforts include additional training opportunities, partnerships and a new series to help women and members of diverse groups extend their reach.

See It & Be It Series

New, though provoking content that promotes gender equality and diversity in advertising.

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Glass Ladder Series

Essential training examining the challenges and opportunities of the next generation of female leaders.

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4A’s Names Keesha Jean-Baptiste Senior Vice President of Talent Engagement and Inclusion

Marketing & Communications

Jean-Baptiste comes to the 4A’s after a long and productive tenure heading up talent and HR at Wieden+Kennedy.

McKinney Names 2017 Joni Madison Mtern Diversity Scholar

4A's Member

UNC Senior Barbrianna Adams awarded scholarship that aims to help diversify ad industry.

WONGDOODY and MomsRising Launch #IPumpedHere Campaign to Support Breastfeeding Moms

4A's Member

WONGDOODY and non-profit advocacy group MomsRising have teamed up to launch #IPumpedHere, a multi-faceted campaign to drive attention to the serious lack of clean, legal places for breastfeeding mothers to pump when they return to work.

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: How Does the Owler Community Perceive Women in Power?

Research Services

An analysis of over 3,700 U.S. companies on Owler revealed that women account for only 5.6 percent of CEOs. In this article, Owler provides key stats by public companies, private companies, and approval ratings for female vs male CEOs.

Behind the Scenes: Valerie Graves – Valerie Graves Creative

Ever wonder what it felt like to be one of a few black ad women to work on an auto account a few decades ago? Hear what Valerie Graves experienced while working in a general market (vs. minority owned) agency.

See It & Be It: Sandi Harari of BARKER

4A's Member

This creative leader shares her ideas on how to succeed in advertising if you’re a young person and/or female.

Behind the Scenes: Shelly Lazarus – Chairman Emeritus, Ogilvy & Mather

Ogilvy’s Shelly Lazarus reflects on her career as a woman in advertising.

#Admom

4A's Member

The first-person experiences of a new mom working in an ad agency

Dispelling the Myths of the Gender “Ambition Gap”

Research Services

BCG’s analysis of two of their global employee surveys of 200,000 respondents reveals that women start their careers with just as much ambition as men, but ambition can be negatively changed over time due to their day-to-day experiences at work. BCG provides four steps that CEOs can take to make a difference.