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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Where We Are on TV

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GLAAD releases its annual study tracking the presence of LGBTQ characters on television.

Nielsen’s Being Seen on Screen: Diverse Representation and Inclusion on TV

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Download the report America is in the midst of a demographic transition. Today, 41% of the U.S. population is racially and ethnically diverse, and people are increasingly exploring and defining their personal identities. As the U.S. diversifies, there is a unique opportunity to meet America’s expanding entertainment tastes. The media industry has made some progress […]

Tech Trends 2021

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Deloitte analyzes and guides CIOs through nine trends, strategies, and technologies that will drive new plans over next year.

The 4A’s Five-Point Media Commitment to supporting BIPOC-owned and targeted media owners

Five Commitments:   1. Anti-racism We commit to working with agencies against racism. We will use our influence and our resources to eradicate bias of all kinds. We will provide organization-wide bias training, starting with leadership and HR; we will reinforce or create advocacy/allyship programs; and build platforms and initiatives to create change. Our industry […]

How FCB Is Building Consistency Into Its Inclusive, Antiracist Culture

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The mission is clear and backed with hard work Read the full article here   This summer, IPG released its 2019 EEOC data in response to industry demand for transparency into agencies’ demographic makeup. And like most holding companies, the numbers showed that a gap remains between advertising staffing and what society looks like. IPG has long […]

Recap of Part 1 of the Equity & Inclusion Congress

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Agenda (9/21 & 9/22):   Monday 2:10PM–2:30PM · Stage Congress Purpose – Industry Rallying Call (Kenya Rutland) Addressing the state of the industry and 4A’s vision to strengthen the advancement of diverse populations through intentional advocacy and collective action. Monday 2:30PM–2:50PM · Stage 4A’s Benchmark Data Release (Simon Fenwick, Matt Kasindorf) 4A’s Matt Kasindorf and Simon Fenwick […]

Women in the Workplace

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This annual study from LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company looks at the state of women in corporate America. The report also includes steps companies can follow to create a more fair and inclusive work environment for women.

Award-Winning Marketing Shop Cashmere Announces New Partners For Its Social Justice Coalition, OneOpp, In Support Of Ending Police Brutality

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Read the original PR Newswire article here Quincy Jones Productions, G-Eazy, The Revels Group, The Art of Chase, David&Goliath, Concept Arts, Pitch 5 Productions, Friendly Vengeance, Gram x Gram and Alchemy Media Join Coalition Along with Center for Policing Equity and Color of Change Rock the Vote and 1 VoteCloser Unite with Coalition to Incite […]

New Ad Industry Diversity Data Provides A New Benchmark—And Room For Improvement

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Read original Forbes article here   While the advertising industry is still predominantly white, agencies are hoping to increase diversity through new discussions and actions.   A key advertising trade organization is hoping to use new survey data about diversity to improve the industry and foster dialogue. The results—collected by the 4As from 165 agencies representing […]