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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4 FAQ’s: 4A’s Face of Talent

Diversity Initiatives

1. What goes on at Face of Talent? For maip fellows, The Face of Talent is a five-day program marking the culmination of an extensive internship to prepare them for an entry-level agency role. For agency recruiters, resource managers, and other talent professionals, Face of Talent offers two days of face time with the 2019 […]

Lightening the Mental Load That Holds Women Back

Research Services

BCG reveals findings from its survey of more than 6,500 employees in committed relationships in 14 countries to determine who bears the most responsibility for common household tasks — men or women.

Getting to Equal 2019: Creating a Culture that Drives Innovation

Research Services

Accenture measures people’s perceptions and experiences of their workplaces and identifies the factors that can foster a culture of equality.

AdReaction: Getting Gender Right

Research Services

Kantar looks into the current state of gender in brand strategy, creative response, and media targeting.  The report also includes a global survey of marketers and consumer responses to thousands of brands, campaigns, and ads.

California Employment Law Changes You Need to Know

Management Services

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein+Selz provides a handy summary of the legislative changes affecting hiring practices, employment agreements, employee classification, training, and more in California.

Global Gender Gap Report 2018

Research Services

The World Economic Forum reports on the progress of 149 countries towards gender parity in economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health and survival, and political empowerment. This year’s edition also assesses gender gaps in artificial intelligence.

Visualizing Diversity in Advertising Around the World

Research Services

Shutterstock surveyed marketers around the world to find out how they’re incorporating diverse imagery in advertising and marketing campaigns.

Women in the Workplace

Research Services

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, plus case studies of companies that are making a difference.

The Face of Talent 2018 Report

In early August, the 4A’s hosted its eighth annual The Face of Talent, recognizing and celebrating a diverse group of aspiring advertising hopefuls from across the 4A’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, along with educators and agency leaders who advocate and champion diversity across the marketing communications industry. It marked the first time the weeklong series of events took place under the banner of the 4A’s Foundation, which recently brought together programs including the Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) and its alumni association, the 4A’s scholarship & grant program, and its high school initiatives, including two New York City–based public high schools: the High School for Innovation in Advertising and Media (IAM) and the Manhattan Early College School for Advertising (MECA).