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.
The 4A’s flagship conference, formerly known as Transformation, re-launched this spring as 4A’s Accelerate — a name that illustrates the speed of change required to thrive in today’s ever-changing marketplace.
4A’s Chick Foxgrover, EVP, Creative Technologies and Innovation attended SXSW again this year. Here is a report of some of the dominant themes and a survey of the brand activations at this major creative culture event.
Accenture measures people’s perceptions and experiences of their workplaces and identifies the factors that can foster a culture of equality.
On March 6-7, Talent, HR and business leaders came together to tackle the real talent issues and explore practical solutions facing the industry today. This report shows highlights from the conference.
We are proud to announce that the 4A’s is a supporting partner of She Runs It™ and Diversity Best Practices (DBP) in their creation of the Inclusion and Diversity Accountability Consortium (IDAC) for the marketing and media industry. View the introductory information session here.
The 4A’s has unveiled a unique, far-ranging program aimed at creating safe and productive work environments that create cultures of inclusion, equity, creative dialogue and social transformation. The intent is to support agencies in eliminating discrimination, harassment, bullying, intimidation and retaliation.
The charter, written by the 4A’s Media Leadership Council (MLC), was inspired by discussions with Kizart Media Partners and the multicultural media owner community to address questions around perceived “no Hispanic”/“no urban” dictates in the media-buying process. It asks agencies to commit to the charter or to incorporate the charter into agency policies and procedures.
The Media Leadership Council (MLC) of the 4A’s is issuing this Fair Play Charter to its members as guidance and agreement to fair and equitable treatment to owners of minority-owned and -targeted media. Fair Play represents a recommitment to nondiscriminatory practices in media buying process.
In this article from The Drum, learn about the gender balance in Chinese advertising and media agencies, how women have progressed in both their professional and personal lives, and what led to advancement of women in the marketing and advertising industries.